Panic among shoppers in San Fernando this morning as gunshots rang out during a robbery at a jewelry store, which left an employee of the establishment dead.
The victim has been identified as Andy Alberto Macias Hosein.
Reports state that Hosein was standing at the entrance of Ketan Jewellers, along upper High Street, when four men entered at around 10.30am and began smashing the glass showcases.
Hosein was shot in the back as he attempted to exit the store during the robbery.
The suspects grabbed several pieces of gold jewelry and escaped through the shoppers.
Police launched an immediate search for the suspects and are to review CCTV footage.