A man was shot and killed at a house in Diamond Village, near San Fernando on Thursday evening.
Curt Paul, 31, was sitting outside a house at Praim Street when a man walked up to him and opened fire at around 6.30.pm. He is murder victim number 175 for the year.
Paul, who lived a short distance away at Papourie Road, attempted to run away. But the gunman chased him along the roadway, shooting him several times.
Police said the gunman fled the scene in a waiting car. The vehicle was later found abandoned at Ridgewood Gardens, Phase 2, Golconda, police said.
Investigators said Paul was well known by officers at the Southern Division police. He was suspected in a series of serious crimes in south Trinidad.