The deceased has been identified as Sacenarine Ningwah.
Police reports say that at around 10:30 on Sunday morning, Ningwah was at his home along Nanan Street, Aranguez, when he was held up by two armed men. The men announced a hold-up and proceeded to ransack the home.
However, during the incident, Ningwah was beaten about his body and shot twice. The assailants then fled the scene.
Residents of the area, on hearing the commotion, notified the police and the wounded man was rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he succumbed to his injuries.