A 14-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Tacarigua yesterday afternoon.

Police said residents of Dinsley Village, Tacarigua, heard gunshots sometime after 1.30 pm and called the police.

The teenager and another man he knows were both found bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds.

They were taken to the Arima District Hospital where they were treated and warded in serious conditions.

Investigations are continuing.