Police have identified the man who was shot earlier today in Cheshire, St. John. He is Shaquille Jabarry Callender, 22 years, of Odessa Mcclean Drive, My Lords Hill, St. Michael.
Police responded to a report of the shooting incident about 1149 am. Police say two men traveling in a truck had stopped at a residence located in the said area, the driver had disembarked the vehicle to speak to another man.
Reportedly, a man who was walking towards the said truck pulled a firearm and shot at the passenger who ran away. He received 2 gunshots wounds – one to his lower right back and the other to his right knee. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) for medical attention. The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and he remains in serious but stable condition.
Investigations are ongoing. Any person who may have witnessed this incident or have any knowledge of it should contact Police emergency at 211; District C Police Station at 4168200 / 8201 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 8477 (TIPS).