A landscaper was shot as he struggled with a gunman in San Fernando on Wednesday night.

40-year-old Patrice Harding was accosted around 8:20 pm near Building G at the Embacadere HDC Apartment Buildings.

According to reports, an assailant dressed in a jacket hoodie and a mask confronted Harding who scuffled with him.  The gun went off and Harding was shot in the left shoulder. The gunman then ran off. 

With the assistance of nearby persons, Harding was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital.

Cpl Seetaram is investigating.