Police currently are on the scene of the shooting incident

Police have confirmed a murder-suicide in Couva, this morning.

According to reports, around 7.58 am, a 31-year-old woman was shot dead by her estranged husband as she exited her vehicle at her work place, Venture Credit Union, located along Noel Street, Couva.

The suspect then turned the gun on himself.

The woman has been identified as a loans officer named Naila Singh.

Initial reports indicate that as she exited her car, the victim was confronted by her attacker. They reportedly had a struggle and the man whipped out a firearm and shot her. As she fell to the ground, he shot himself.

They both died at the scene.

Police currently are on the scene and we will have more on this incident as details come to hand.