Shooting in the Pine
Police are carrying out investigations into an early morning shooting at Golden Rock, the Pine, St Michael in which a 17-year-old resident was shot in his abdomen.
Acting police public relations officers Station Sergeant Roland Cobbler said the incident occurred around 2 a.m.
He said the young man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance where he underwent emergency surgery.
Cobbler told Barbados TODAY that lawmen are concerned about the increase use of firearms to resolve conflict.
And he has called on the public to report anyone who is in possession of illegal guns.