Norwood, St. James (McN) A 15-years-old student is now battling for his life at the Cornwall Regional Hospital, following an incident where he was shot and injured by a 16-years-old student in the community of Norwood, St James on Monday afternoon.
According the Montego Hills police, about 1:00 pm on Monday, both boys were at a house in the community of Gulf, Norwood playing with an illegal firearm when a loud explosion which sounded like gunshots were heard.
Family members went to investigate and discovered the 15-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wound to his upper body.
He was rushed to hospital where he was admitted in serious condition. Following an investigation by the police the 16-year-old student was taken into custody and questioned.
Report in to Mckoy’s News is, the two were playing with the firearm when it accidentally discharged.
The police went back to the community on Tuesday morning and recovered the weapon.
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