Police are continuing investigations after two persons, including a 14-year- old boy, were shot in Tacarigua on Wednesday afternoon. The other victim is said to be a 49-year-old man from St Barb’s Laventille.

Police said that at about 1.30 pm they received intelligence of a shooting in Dinsley, Tacarigua, where two persons had been shot. Both victims, police said, had received gunshot wounds to their torso. They were both rushed for medical treatment and are said to be at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in a serious condition.

From initial information, the shooting may have been as a result of a drug deal gone wrong.