Sun | Aug 14, 2022

Teen girl hospitalised with gunshot wound to the head

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:29 PM
Information reaching The Gleaner is that a female relative was allegedly playing with the firearm when a round was discharged.-File photo

A Rockfort teenager is now hospitalised after she was rushed for medical treatment Thursday with a gunshot wound to her head.

The police say they received a report about 4:48 p.m. regarding the shooting incident in the Wareika Road area.

The Gleaner understands that the teen is now in stable condition and doctors are monitoring a swelling to determine if they can perform an emergency surgery.

Information reaching The Gleaner is that a female relative was allegedly playing with the firearm when a round was discharged.

The police say nobody has been arrested and the firearm has not been recovered.

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