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.
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Report in to Mckoy’s News is, the two were playing with the firearm when it accidentally discharged.
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The police went back to the community on Tuesday morning and recovered the weapon.
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