The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is currently conducting investigations into a shooting incident that occurred in Tarish Pit last Thursday.
In a report released by the Public Relations Officer in the Police Force, Inspector Simon Edwards stated that the incident occurred between 8:00 am and 8:30 am on Thursday morning.
According to the report, 23 year old YouKinny Alfred of Tarish Pit told the police that he was standing on the public road in Tarish Pit when a vehicle stopped alongside him.
Four young men got out of the vehicle armed with guns and tried to force him into the vehicle and he resisted.
He was then beaten on his head with guns, before he was able to break free. While running away he was shot at numerous times, with one bullet grazing his right thigh.
The four men then rushed back into the vehicle and left.
Alfred was transported to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Princess Margaret Hospital where he was treated and discharged. He received wounds to his head, right toes and right thigh.