A 28-year-old man has died just under 24-hours after a shooting incident in Oropune Gardens in Piarco.

According to a police report, at about 9:02 pm on Monday, Anand Rajkumar was liming with another friend at a house along Third Street, when they were approached by a man who opened fire on them. The gunman then ran off.

Both Rajkumar and his 20-year-old friend were shot several times.  Rajkumar was shot to the chest and right shoulder, while the other victim was shot to the lower abdomen.

Both men were taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. However, Rajkumar succumbed to his injuries at about 8.30 pm on Tuesday.

Police currently are searching for the suspect.

No motive has been established for the shooting and investigations are ongoing.