The man killed at Guayamare Village, Chaguanas on Monday night is yet to be identified.
Police were alerted around 9.05 pm on August 15, that a car containing a body could be found at Blue Wing Drive.
Upon investigating, officers found the body of an African man lying half-out of the vehicle.
And approximately 400 metres from where the body was found, another car was found in a ditch.
Residents reported hearing continuous gunfire less than half an hour after the body was discovered.