The son of a retired senior police officer was shot and killed in central Trinidad on Sunday after gunmen allegedly came to a house looking for another occupant.
Police said that Mark Allard 26, the son of Oswyn Allard who retired in as deputy commissioner in 2007, was shot in the back and died at hospital.
Media reports said that Allard, had gone to the home of a friend at Pierre Trace extension, Lendore Village, in Central Trinidad, when the gunmen arrived in a vehicle and asked for another person.
Police were told that Allard went to the vehicle and asked the occupants who they were and that one of the occupants in the backseat came out of the vehicle and fired several shots hitting him in the back as he tried to run away. Allard was taken to hospital where he died.
His death brings to 409, the number of people murdered across the country so far this year.