MONTEGO BAY, St James-Senior investigators are now busy probing the circumstances surrounding this afternoon's shooting of a woman along Leader's avenue, Monetgo Bay, St James in the vicinity of a prominent preparatory school.
Preliminary reports are that residents in the area heard gunshots and summoned the police.
Upon the response of the lawmen the woman was found suffering from gunshot wounds to the head. She was rushed to hospital where she was admitted in a serious condition.
A handbag believed to belong to the injured woman is now lying on the road in a section of the cordoned off by the police.
Several parents are now picking up their children from the nearby prep school.