Investigations are today continuinginto the murder of a young man along Charlotte street, which occurred yesterday, just before noon.

Luke Adams was shot and killed.

Dead is 19 year-old, Luke Adams, a resident of Nelson Street. Police say he was killed after a gunman opened fire on the vehicle he was driving, in the vicinity of the All Stars pan yard. The shooting took place at around 11:40am.

According to report in the Newsday Newspaper, Adams attempted to escape by driving along Duke Street, but the gunman chased the car on foot and shot him four times.  He died instantly.

One passenger of the vehicle, was shot once in the buttocks and is warded at hospital.

Eyewitnesses said the attacker ran off towards the Nelson Street complex.

Port-of- Spain Mayor Joel Martinez, yesterday commended officers for their swift response, assuring that there would be an increased police presence in the capital city, in the lead up to Carnival.