The Arouca Homicide Bureau is investigating the murder of a 38-year-old man in Sangre Grande on Saturday.
The victim, Matthew John, of Rodney Lane, Turure Road, Guaico, was shot several times at his home.
Investigators were told by his mother Viola Williams, 58, that she awoke at around 2.50 am to the sound of loud voices followed by explosions coming from her son’s bedroom.
She later found her son lying face down and motionless in a pool of blood.
Police recovered several 9mm casings at the scene.