Gibbons reportedly underwent a surgery is recuperating in hospital.
According to reports the incident took place at about 7:15 am on Monday morning.
Superintendent in charge of Operations for the St Catherine South Division Leighton Grey explains that preliminary reports indicate that Gibbons was not the target, but a man with whom he was walking.
According to Superintendent Grey an interview was conducted with the man suspected to be the target of the gunmen.
He says the police are conducting operations in the area.