39-year-old Matthew Scipio of La Romaine was shot at home and died of his injuries in hospital on Tuesday 2 February 2021.
SASCHA WILSON

A 39-year-old La Romaine man has died at hospital following a shooting incident near his home on Tuesday evening.

The deceased has been confirmed to be Matthew Scipio of Pond Street, La Romaine.

According to a police report, around 6 pm on Tuesday 2 February 2021, Scipio walked to a galvanise shed at the back of his home to get Wi-Fi from a neighbour to call his wife.  His relatives report hearing several loud explosions.  Scipio then ran inside his home bleeding from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital where he died.

Officers of the San Fernando CID and Homicide Bureau of Investigations visited the scene and investigations are ongoing.