Shopkeeper shot

Shopkeeper shot
29 Nov
2017

An elderly man is nursing a gunshot injury after he confronted someone who broke into his house early Wednesday morning.

Sixty-two year old Coaston Payne owns a shop which is attached to his Kendal Hill, Christ Church home.

Police say Payne encountered the unknown man inside of his house and confronted him.

It was during this confrontation that the unknown man shot Payne in the right shoulder before fleeing the scene.

Payne was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private motor vehicle for treatment.

Police are asking for help as they investigate. If you have any information, they want you to call the Oistins Police Station at 4182609, or 4182612, crime stoppers at 1800 -tips or the nearest police station.

They're giving the assurance that all information received will be strictly confidential.

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