Murder on Nelson Street

A 37-year-old man was shot and killed on Nelson Street in Port of Spain today.
 
The man identified as Nicholas Percy was murder victim 248 for the year.
 
Investigators told Guardian Media that Percy from Building 47, Nelson Street was standing in the stairwell near Building 38 around 1:30 p.m when he was approached by a lone gunman. 
 
The man pointed a firearm to his head and fired a single shot.
 
Percy fell to the ground and the gunman ran off.
 
Officers of the Port of Spain Division later arrived on the scene and Percy's body was removed.
 
Homicide officers are continuing investigations.
 
Reporter: Mark Bassant
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