According to a police report, at around 8:35pm, officers from the St. Pauls Police Station responded to a shooting which occurred at Willets, St. Pauls.
The police investigations revealed that 15 year old Hasim Douglas, also of Willets St. Pauls, was at the time outside his home, with some friends, when he was shot in the right hand, just below the elbow.
A spokesman for the Public Relations arm of the Police has indicated that Douglas was shot by a person or persons whose identity is/are unknown. The St. Pauls resident was taken to the Pogson Hospital in Sand Point, where he was treated for his injuries and then transferred to the Joseph N France General Hospital, (JNF), 15 miles away in Basseterre, for further examination.
Hasim was however, shortly after, discharged from the JNF.
Police have confirmed that there are currently no suspects in custody, but investigations are ongoing.