One man is dead following a shooting incident in La Romain on Monday. Dead is Devon “Pressie” Rajaram.

According to police reports, at around 3.15 pp, Rajaram of Cipero Road, St John’s Village was standing in a neighbour’s yard when a grey Nissan B14 vehicle pulled up alongside him. One man exited the car with what appeared to be a handgun and shot at Rajaram several times. The suspect then returned to the car and fled the scene. Rajaram suffered several wounds to his abdomen.

Residents of the area notified the police and emergency health services and the injured man was rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital. He was however pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime, is asked to contact CRIME STOPPERS anonymous hotline at 800-TIPS.