A woman was gunned down in Malabar on Monday afternoon.

At around 5.30p.m., 51-year-old Sherry Ann Watson was fatally shot outside her home at Albert Mark Street, Phase 4.

Two men were seen fleeing the area in a car.

Police said that Watson was the ex-wife of a prison officer.

Whether she was targeted for this reason is being investigated.

In Barataria, an unidentified man was gunned down outisde of his vehicle along Basement Drive, Morvant.