Shooting of 5-y-o draws OCA’s attention

With the new school year officially starting today, the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) is calling for the protection of children on a national level.This as several children have been killed or injured in violent incident this year, especially over the summer holiday. Some will not take their rightful seats in a classroom as they occupy the morgue or hospital beds.┬áThe latest incident occurred yesterday when a five-year-old girl was among a group of four people who were shot and injured on Tulip Lane in Denham Town. Police said that at about 12:10 p.m., residents were standing along the road when armed men approached and opened gunfire. When the shooting subsided, three men and the child received gunshot wounds. The child’s condition is considered serious ,but stable.

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