Following the shooting and wounding of a 13-year-old, male student in the township of Falmouth, on Thursday morning, September 6th, gunmen have struck again, this time around in the parish of St James, injuring another student.
This latest shooting occurred along Gordon Crescent, in Granville community on Sunday night, September 9th, where a 15-year-old, female student and a 23-year-old, man of the said community, we’re both shot and injured by gunmen.
The police reported that shortly after 7:00 pm, the 23 year -old, a man was at a shop in his yard, when armed men drove up to the gate in a motor car.
The men opened fire hitting the male multiple times. The student who was a bystander also received gunshot wounds.
The gunmen then made their escape in the waiting motor car. Both victims were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where they were treated and admitted in stable condition.
On Thursday morning, the 13-year-old, student who hails from Rio Bueno district, was on his way to school about 6:15 am.
He was walking along Georges Street, in Falmouth, where a masked man armed with a handgun, chased and shot at another man.
The intended target received gunshot wounds to the regions of his arm, buttocks and pelvis, while the 13-year-old, student, who was among a group of other students going to school, received gunshots to his leg. A bus operator, he was shot in the regions of his shoulder.
The gunman who had a handkerchief tied around his face made his escape in the back of a waiting motor car.