A 14-year-old female student of the Vere Technical High School remains hospitalized after being hit by a bullet fired by gunmen being chased by the police in Hayes, Clarendon.
Reports reaching Jamaica Today are that at about 10 a.m., Sunday, a man, who was being chased by police, ran into the teenager’s yard.
The gunmen then opened fire and a stray bullet struck the girl, who was getting ready for church.
Both the man that was being pursued and the gunmen fled the area.
The teenager, who was shot in the chest, was rushed to the hospital, where she underwent emergency surgery.
The police have launched investigations into the incident in the hope of capturing the gunmen.