An 18 year old man from the Arouca area is warded at hospital after being shot in the back and waist. Dwight York, a resident of Bon Air, Arouca, had been a passenger of a black Nissan B15 motor vehicle that was shot at, while traveling along Pope Avenue, in Arima.
Police say the incident took place on Tuesday night at around 8:40pm. Reports are that a man began shooting at the vehicle as it passed by. Police later recovered six spent shells. The driver of the vehicle transported Yorke to the hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and is warded in stable condition. A motive for the shooting is yet to be ascertained.
Police are continuing investigations.