Gunman drives beside, shoots motorist in St James

ST JAMES, Jamaica – A 31-year-old man was shot and injured while driving in Greenwood, Barrett Town, St James on Thursday night.

The injured man, who was shot in the right foot, was treated at hospital and released, the police said.

It is reported that about 11:30 pm, the motorist was driving his motorcar in the community. Police said a Honda Fit drove up beside him, and a man in that vehicle pointed a gun and opened gunfire at him.

The motorist was hit in the right foot. The Honda Fit sped away and the now-injured man was assisted to the hospital where he was treated and released.

Police say a motive for the attack has not been established but investigations are continuing.

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