Man detained in hospital after being beaten and shot

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A man is in hospital fighting for his life after being accosted by three males and shot while on Polhemus Street, Tuesday.

Police say the incident occurred around 6:00 p.m. when the group attacked the victim and began beating him about the body.

Police say one of the alleged assailants produced a handgun and shot the victim to the stomach before the trio fled.

The man who was taken to hospital in a private vehicle where he remains in critical condition.