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10 shots for Laventille man; victim in hospital

St Joseph police are investigating the shooting and wounding of a 32-year-old Laventille man in the area on Friday.

Police said the man was walking behind someone’s house on the River Bank along Farm Road Extension at around 3.30 pm when he heard gunshots and felt a burning sensation.

The wounded man was found by a passer-by who heard the gunshots.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was treated for 10 gunshot wounds in his right hand, left arm and back.