UPDATE: Police identify latest shooting victim
Omar Phillips, 36, of #6 Harbour View, Pine, St Michael, received a gunshot injury to his right hand after he was involved in a shooting earlier today.
Police received a report that the incident took place in Shepton Lane, The Pine, St Michael around 9:25 this morning.
Phillips was standing near the corner of Shepton Lane and Golden Rock, when he was approached by an unknown masked man who fired several shots in his direction. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical attention, where he was treated and discharged.
Police are still investigating this matter.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who may have knowledge of it, is asked to contact District ‘A’ Police Station at telephone number 430-7242/7295, Police Emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS(8477) or the nearest police station. (PR)