An early morning shooting on Monday in Laventille has left one man hospitalised. 

According to a police report, around 5:55 am the victim was at his home at La Resource Street, when he heard a knocking on the back door.

He told police he went to check and saw a firearm being forced through a nearby window.

The 27-year-old man said he fell to the ground and subsequently heard gunshots ringing out.

A short while after he felt a burning to the right shoulder and realised that he was shot and wounded.

A party of officers led by Cpl Sookhoo responded on the scene and took the victim to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was treated.  Currently, he is warded in a stable condition.