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    February 22

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UPDATE: Man injured in shooting at gas station

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Added 27 January 2020

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The screen grab shows the moment when a man (right) opened fire in the Sol Gas Station at Charles Rowe Bridge, St George. (GP)

A 23-year-old St Michael man received a gunshot injury to his left leg after a man opened fire in the Sol Gas Station at Charles Rowe Bridge, St George, around 12:15 a.m. Sunday.

Shaquille Callender of Odessa McClean Avenue, My Lords Hill, St Michael, was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private vehicle.

 According to police, the victim was inside the gas station when he and the shooter began to argue. He went outside to a car and attempted to re-enter the building, but the other man, who now had a firearm, exited the building.

Callender tried to run away but was struck in the leg by one of several shots fired in his direction. The shooter than ran off in the direction of Chefette Restaurants.

Security footage of the incident later made the rounds on social media.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with this investigation is asked to contact District B Police Station at 437-4311, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 (TIPS) 8477 or any police station. (PR/SAT)

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