According to police reports, Lendore who resided at Building 2, Almond Drive, Morvant was killed at about 4:30am on Sunday during an exchange of gunfire between a group of men and officers.
Officers attached to the Northern Division received information that the home of a businessman was about to be robbed.
There was a shoot out between the parties, in which Lendore was hit multiple times.
He fell a short distance away and a loaded 9mm firearm was said to have been found near him. The other assailants fled the scene.
Lendore was rushed to hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.An autopsy is carded for today at the Forensic Science Centre in St James.
Investigations are continuing.