crime gun posessionGun violence in the Port-of-Spain district has claimed the life of a 29-year-old resident of Nelson Street.

Kellon Davis who was shot by unknown men just before noon on Sunday died at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital on Tuesday night according to police reports.

Davis was reportedly playing with a young boy in the yard of the housing estate on upper Nelson Street on Sunday when he was approached by two armed men.

Davis reportedly pushed the boy out of harm’s way as his assailants approached and after a brief struggle, he was overpowered and shot multiple times.

Although police at the nearby police post on the neighbouring Duncan Street responded to calls about the shooting, by the time they arrived Davis was already rushed to hospital by concerned residents of the area.

Police investigations into the shooting, which they claim had to do with continuing inter-community discord are said to be continuing.