A 51-year-old retired soldier was wounded during a shooting incident in Maloney on Monday.

According to a police report, at about 6:15 pm, the victim was standing to the north-eastern entrance of Building 18 when a white Nissan Versa vehicle, which was proceeding west along Flamingo Boulevard, suddenly stopped and its occupants opened fire.

The vehicle then sped off.

The victim said he felt a burning sensation to the left leg and realized that he had been shot. He was taken to the Arima Hospital where he was medically examined, treated for the wound and listed in a stable condition.

The scene was visited and processed by the Northern Division C.S.I. 

Some 19 live rounds of 9mm ammunition and four 40-calibre spent shells were recovered.