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Parent Shot by Gunmen on School Compound – Challenge Basic School in St James
The police are investigating a brazen daylight attack in which a parent was shot and injured by armed men that approached him while on school grounds in St James.
According to reports, a father went to retrieve his child at the Challenge Basic School in the parish at about 2:00 pm, when he was approached by two men who open fire while on the school compound.
The men then made their escape on foot.
The injured father was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital after being struck by a bullet. He was subsequently admitted and is currently receiving treatment, but his condition is still unknown at this time.
No student or members of the faculty were reported injured, but persons who were present at the time of the shooting were left traumatized.
The police are currently investigating to determine a motive for the shooting and the parties involved.