Three men were shot and wounded while seated in a car at Maturita in Arima.

According to a police report, at about 10.45 pm on Monday, the men ages, 21, 22 and 24, were sitting in a white Mitsubishi Lancer that was parked along Hoyte Avenue Extension when a masked man walked up to the car, peered inside and opened fire on them.

The men, who were assisted by a passerby, were taken to the Arima Hospital where they were treated for gunshot wounds to their chest, leg and thigh.

One of the three men is said to be in a critical condition, according to police.

Investigations are continuing.