A 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Morvant on Wednesday morning.

According to a police report, at about 2 am, the boy, who is from Laventille, was shot while in the yard of someone’s property at Wallace Street, Chinapoo.

Police said the teen was shot in the shoulder and treated at the Port of Spain General Hospital.

Police are yet to ascertain a motive for the shooting, as well as the reason why the teen was where he was at the time of the incident.

Investigations are ongoing.