Istah Mack was shot and injured in April. (Photo: Facebook)

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Istah Mack, a 34-year-old labourer of Chester Cottage.

Approximately 10 p.m. on Thursday, Mack was on his way home when he was shot by an unknown assailant on the left side of his chest and lower back.

The victim was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital where he is currently a patient.