A 44-year-old City businessman has become the latest victim of a shooting incident.
Police say Lester Antonio CarMichael was standing outside his establishment at Green Park Lane, St Michael last night around 11:50 PM when he was shot in the upper left chest.
CarMicheal was reportedly in conversation with two men, one of whom subsequently became involved in a dispute with another man, who left the area and returned firing a gunshot in the direction of the men.
As a result, CarMichael was shot in his chest. The businessman was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private vehicle where his condition is listed as stable.
Investigations are continuing into the matter.
Anyone with information that can assist in these investigations is asked to contact the Police Emergency at telephone number “211”, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 –TIPS (8477), CID Central at 430-7189 or the nearest police station.
Police say all information received will be treated as strictly confidential.