6-y-o boy among three shot in Hanover home invasion
HANOVER, Jamaica – A six-year-old boy was among three persons who were shot and injured by gunmen during an attack on their home in Hopewell district in Sandy Bay, Hanover, on Sunday.
The child was shot along with a 71-year-old man and a woman. They have all been admitted to hospital, the police have reported.
It was reported that around 5:20 pm, the three were among other family members at the house when gunmen approached and opened fire. The gunmen then fled.
After the shooting, it was realised that the three were suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. They were assisted to the hospital where they were treated and admitted in serious but stable conditions.
Police, upon processing the shooting scene discovered eight spent casings.
No motive has been established for the attack, the police said.