Reports indicate that Keston Diaz of Le Platte Village was walking out of a trace just before 11PM, with a female companion when he was approached by two men.
One of the men pulled out a firearm and fired several shots at Diaz hitting him about the body.
He was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
His female companion was not hurt during the incident.
Investigations are continuing.