Unidentified man found shot in Belmont

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Unidentified man found shot in Belmont

Police are investigating the shooting of a man in Belmont on Sunday.

Reports say the shooting occurred at Erthig and Archer Streets, Belmont.

Residents reportedly heard gunshots around 1am and then saw a blue Toyota Corolla crashing into a wall.

The car bore several bullet holes in the front windscreen, passenger window and driver’s side.

The lone occupant of the vehicle was still strapped to his seatbelt in the driver’s seat with gunshot wounds to his upper body and head when officers from the Port-of-Spain task force arrived on the scene.

The man was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he was admitted to the ICU.

The victim is yet to be identified, but is said to be a man of African descent, medium-built, dark complexion, low haircut, wearing a blue jersey and 3/4 khaki pants.