On arrival, they received information that 21-year-old Kennrick Vitalis of Fond Assau, Babonneau was in the vicinity of Fond Le Grand when he sustained a gunshot wound to the chest area.
He was transported to Victoria Hospital where he was treated and admitted in a critical condition. Vitalis subsequently succumbed to his injuries whilst at the said hospital.
One person is currently in police custody assisting with investigations.
He is the 27th homicide victim of 2013.