A 19-year-old male was yesterday (July 17) charged for the homicide of 30-year-old Vinton “Tanny” Clement of Faux-A-Chaud, Castries.
Akim George of Hospital Road, Castries is scheduled to make a court appearance at the First District Court in Castries today Friday, (July 18).
Clement was shot at Faux-A-Chaud, Castries on Saturday (July 11) at about 11:20 p.m.
Police said Clement was seated near the “slums” area in Faux-A-Chaud with a group of persons when masked men walked up to them and fired several shots in their direction.
As a result, Clement sustained gunshot wounds. He was transported to Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
A post mortem examination conducted on the body of Clement on Tuesday (July 15) indicated that he died as a result of hemorrhagic shock secondary to gunshot wounds.