It was a bloody start to the new year as one man was gunned down and another chopped to death in separate incidents in central Trinidad.
Five men were also wounded in the shooting.
Brandon Khan was liming with friends at a New Year's eve party at Goodwill Street, Enterprise, when shots were fired shortly after midnight.
Khan was shot multiple times.
The six men were taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility where Khan died.
And an ex-police officer was chopped to death near his Gopaul Trace, Palmiste, Chaguanas home at around 3am.
John Ramkissoon, 59, was drinking with friends when he was involved in an argument with a man.
Police said the man left and returned with a cutlass.
Ramkissoon was chopped about the body.
He died at the scene.
- Multimedia Editor Richard Charan