Over the weekend there was a home invasion in the community of Cottage Pen in Morant Bay. The police report that a cane vendor and his son were at home around 10 o’clock on Saturday when three armed men entered their abode demanding money. The men were wearing masks.

It is report that a struggle took place between the home invaders and the cane vendor prompting his son to intervene. The gunmen opened fire hitting the cane vendor and then fled the scene with roughly $14,000 in cash. The son was also grazed by a bullet.

The vendor and his son were rushed to hospital; and the vendor was admitted. He is in serious but stable condition. The son was treated and released.