Police reported that a 17-year-old boy was wounded by a gunshot while running on Highway 997 km.2, Bo. Destino, in Vieques, in events reported at 4:11 in the afternoon today.
According to preliminary information, unknown persons aboard a vehicle, of which there is no description at the time, shot him, hitting the injured man in the right arm and left thigh.
The young man was transported in stable condition to the Vieques Diagnostic and Treatment Center and would be referred to the Río Piedras Medical Center to continue his treatment.
Vieques municipal police officers preliminarily investigated the incident and referred it to personnel from the Fajardo Criminal Investigation Corps for further investigation. At the moment the motive of the facts is unknown.