Five persons including a 16 year old boy were yesterday shot and injured during an incident on Rough Road, Glendevon, in St. James.

Reports are that shortly before 9-last night, a group of persons were playing a game of ludo under a tree, when two armed men approached the group and opened fire.

The boy was shot, along with four men.

The Police were summoned and they were taken to hospital.

The Police are urging anyone who may have information that can assist in their investigation to contact the Montego Hills Police at 952-8626, Crime Stop at 311, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.