A 43-year-old Arima man was shot multiple times during a robbery attempt at his home yesterday.

Dead is Kevin Horsford. He was accosted by bandits who entered his Layne Street, Arima home at around 12:40pm.

According to reports, he was aggravated by the men who asked for “the money” repeatedly before a struggle ensued. Reports indicate that Horsford subsequently dove through a window of the two story house while the men escaped.

He was rushed to hospital by a neighbour, however he died at around 2:45 pm yesterday.

Horsford had sustained gunshot wounds to the left side of his abdomen and his upper chest area. He had also suffered a wound to the left side of his head.

Investigations are continuing.