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(SNO) – Police are investigating two shooting incidents that left two persons injured in Castries last evening and this morning.
The victims have been identified as Albert Antoine and Elford St. Luce.
Antoine sustained a gunshot wound to his leg around 9 p.m. at Odlum City, Castries on Tuesday, May 29. He was transported via ambulance to Victoria Hospital in stable condition. The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.
St. Luce, a 44-year-old food shop owner, sustained a gunshot wound to his face on St. Louis Street, Castries, around 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 30.
He was transported via ambulance to Victoria Hospital in stable condition.
“The injury did not appear to be life-threatening. He was able to walk and taken to hospital for treatment,” the source added.
“It’s the first (food) hut at the back of the Castries City Council building,” the source, pointing out the location where the incident occurred.
Robbery is suspected to be the motive for the shooting, the source said.
These shootings occur as police are still investigating last Tuesday afternoon’s shooting on Peynier Street, Castries in which at least five persons, including a child, sustained gunshot injuries. One man, believed to be the shooter, was killed by law enforcement in the incident.