Man hospitalised after being shot

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A young man from the Chester Cottage area is now hospitalised after being shot last evening, Thursday 6th March 2017.

Istah Mack a 34yr old Labourer of Chester Cottage was met with gunshot wounds to the left side of his lower back and also to the left side of his chest.

A family member told News784 that Mack was on his way home when the incident occurred.

He was taken to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital where he is now a patient, the incident occurred at about 10 pm on Thursday evening.

Police are carrying out investigations.