He has been identified as Darren Indarsingh who was temporarily employed at state owned oil company Petrotrin.
The incident occurred close to his home last night.
Reports said Indarsingh went to visit his girlfriend at Mussarap Trace, Barackpore but was told she was not at home.
At approximately 9 PM Indarsingh was making his way home when he saw a man in the middle of the street.
He slowed down and the man began shooting at his car.
Indarsingh was shot twice in his head and died on the spot.
No motive was given for the shooting.