According to information obtained by this publication, Davin Phipps, who is said to be a resident of the McKnight community, was shot multiple times about the body shortly after 9:00 am.
Police Public Relations Officer Lyndon David told MiyVue.com that the incident occurred at the rear of the Education Annex on Cayon Street, where a young man sustained gunshot wounds to the body.
He noted that the victim was rushed to the JNF Hospital where he is currently a patient and receiving treatment.
Residents in the area said they heard multiple shots fired, but most were uncertain as to what really happened. Initial investigations carried out by the police suggest that a lone gunman may have carried out the shooting.
However, the force is calling on the public to share any information they may have into the shooting incident.