Morvant man killed in drive by shooting

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Morvant man killed in drive by shooting

Police are investigating the murder of a 24-year-old man in Morvant on Sunday afternoon.

Omali Philbert of Romain Lands was sitting at the side of the road on Valley Road, Morvant, at around 5.10 pm when a white Nissan AD Wagon drove up to him and stopped.

Two gunmen got out of the car and shot at Philbert several times before getting back into the vehicle and driving off.

Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force visited the scene of the crime and took Philbert to the Port-of-Spain General hospital; he was later pronounced dead by medical staff.

Officers or the Morvant CID also visited the scene and found several spent shells.