Teen girl hospitalised with gunshot wound to the head
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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