A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force is among three persons shot in Maloney last night.
He has been identified as Ian Carter, a soldier attached to the Cumuto Base.
He was in the company of a group of men when he was shot.
Reports indicate that just after 9 pm two armed men walked up to Carter and his friends and attempted to rob them.
An altercation occurred and Carter was shot 5 times.
Two other men were also shot in the fracas.
Carter was rushed to hospital and is currently listed as stable.