Briggins man shot on Monday night said to be improving, but condition remains serious as he struggles for life

The condition of Chet Lewis – the victim in Monday night’s shooting
in Briggins – has improved slightly, and he is said to be in a stable
condition. At the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre
After being shot multiple times outside his home on August 21,
Lewis had been rushed to the hospital in a critical condition.
However, while his condition has improved, it remains serious and
life-threatening, sources say.

His family members are asking for prayers for the 33-year-old man,
and many of his friends have taken to social media to express shock
at the incident.

One woman recounts seeing Lewis earlier that day and exchanging
pleasantries with him, only to wake up on Tuesday morning to hear
that he had been shot and is now hospitalized.

Reports say that someone went to Lewis’ apartment shortly after 11
p.m. on Monday and called out to him. When he opened the door, he
was greeted with a hail of bullets and was wounded about the body
and to the head.

Meanwhile, the Police continue to appeal to anyone having
information on this crime to contact the nearest station.
Of late, there has been a proliferation of gun-related crimes, with
recent reports claiming that two handguns and several rounds of
ammunition were stolen from the High Court vault.

Prior to that incident, the Police claimed they had made some
inroads into removing a number of firearms from the streets – by
executing search warrants and in stop-and-search exercises.