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Man injured in St James shooting


Man injured in St James shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting incident which resulted in the injury of one man. This occurred sometime around 5:45 this morning at Risk Road, Fitts Village, St James.

Sylvester Small, 65, of the said address received a gunshot injury to his upper right shoulder.

Small was at standing outside the door of his residence when a young man approached him, pointed a firearm in his direction and discharged a shot.

Small was struck in the upper section of his right shoulder and the assailant ran away. Small was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance for medical attention.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with these investigations are asked to call Holetown Police Station at 419-1700/1701, or Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800-TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station. All information received will be strictly confidential. (PR)