According to reports, Kamau Charles, 31, of Windy Hill, Arouca, walked outside of La Luna Bar along the Eastern Main Road, Arouca to relieve himself around 2.30 am.
Police indicate that while Charles was urinating against a wall a gunman walked up behind him and shot him in his head.
The gunman then made his escape.
Charles was pronounced dead on the scene by a District Medical Officer (DMO).
Police indicate that he had a long criminal record.
Investigators believe that Charles’ killer was also liming in the bar and followed him outside.
Police had not arrested any suspects up to late yesterday.
Meanwhile some three hours after Charles was shot to death police responded to a report of a shooting outside Mid Centre Mall in Chaguanas.
Police indicate that when they arrived they found a wounded man lying unconscious along the road at the right side of the shopping mall.
The victim was later pronounced dead on the scene.
Up to late yesterday the victim was still unidentified.
Anyone with information that may help identify the victim is asked to contact the Chaguanas Police Station at 665-5271/0200.
Post-mortems will be performed on both men’s bodies at the Forensic Science Centre in St James today.