On January 29th , the country recorded 59 homicides.
Adding to the statistic was murder victim Ricardo Prescott who was gunned down in the Morvant/Laventille district on Monday night.
He was 20-years-old.
Reports say he was in the yard of his Trou Macacque home shortly after 8’o clock, when he was approached by an armed man.
The assailant opened fire, hitting Mr. Prescott several times.
He died at the scene.
Police say Mr. Prescott is unknown to them and does not have a record.
Investigators are now trying to ascertain a motive for his killing.
On Monday the body of Richard Beharry was found inside a car submerged in the Usine Pond in Ste Madeline.
He had a single gunshot wound to the head and on Sunday Keston Mayers and Brent Richards were also gunned down in separate situations in Never Dirty, Morvant and Princes Town.