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16-year-old boy among five in hospital after St James shooting

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2015 | 8:16 PM

Five men remain in hospital after being shot in St James last night while playing a board game.

The police say the incident took place on Rough Road in Glendevon.

According to a statement from the police, two of the men are in serious condition while the other three are stable.

A 16-year-old boy is among those injured.

According to reports, minutes before nine o’clock last night, a group of men was playing the game ludo under a tree, when two armed men approached and shot them.

The police were summoned and the five men were taken to hospital.

Investigators have not stated a motive for the shooting. 

The police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact them.