Around 6.45 am yesterday, loud explosions were heard by residents.
Shawn Straker aka Shawn Joseph was being pursued by gunmen from Das Trace to his home on Lovell Trace, Monte Grande, Tunapuna.
According to police, 31 year old Straker, was shot and fell onto the roadway near his home.
Relatives rushed to his assistance and took him to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, where he died on arrival.
Police believe his killing was drug-related and held eight persons for questioning yesterday.