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Murder in Curepe

A 31-year-old man from Diego Martin was gunned down in Curepe on Thursday afternoon.

According to a police report, at about 1:10 pm police officers responded to a shooting at Longden Steet and found the body of an African male, lying on its stomach.

It was clad in a white t-shirt, with ash grey jacket, blue coloured three-quarter jeans and brown slippers.

The body was later identified as Deryck Raymond, 31, of Diego Martin. Police said he was shot in the head and back.

Officers processed the scene and seven 9mm spent shells were recovered.

Police are yet to determine a motive for the killing.