A 23-year-old man from Chaguanas is now warded in a critical condition at hospital after he was shot while in Maracas, St Joseph, on Monday night.

According to a police report, at about 10 pm, the victim was at La Grine Road when he was shot several times in the chest.

He was subsequently taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he was treated and warded.

Investigations are continuing.