Police are conducting investigations into a shooting incident which occurred around 2:50 am today at Apartment #1 Brittons Hill, St. Michael.
The victim, 24-year-old Roscae Chandler, received a gunshot wound to his upper left arm when five masked men armed with various weapons including a gun, two knives and two with hammers entered his home and robbed him of a number of items such as jewelry, clothing, cell phones and money.
Chandler was started awake by the masked men and a brief struggle ensued, during which a shot was discharged by one of the men. The men then searched the house, took the property and fled the scene on foot.
An ambulance was summoned and the victim was treated at the scene.
Anyone who can provide any information to assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Hastings Police Station at 430-7612/7608, Police Emergency at telephone number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 –TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station.
All information received will be strictly confidential.