Teenagers recovering from gunshot injuries

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Updated: February 15, 2016

On Sunday, three teenagers, nineteen year old Wilbert Welch, nineteen year old Davone Gillett and nineteen year old Chelsea Young were shot while walking on Newton Barracks.  Welch was shot to the left shoulder and had abrasions to the forehead, Gillett suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and left shoulder while Young received a gunshot wound to the left hand. Investigations revealed that around twenty minutes to four yesterday morning, Welch was walking when he encountered three male persons who were around a white car.  One of the male persons pulled out a firearm and fired several shots at Welch from behind, causing the injuries. All three persons were then transported to the K.H.M.H for treatment where they are listed in a stable condition.  Police have since detained three persons pending investigations.