A businessman was shot and injured during an armed robbery at his shop on Tuesday evening.
The incident occurred in Cul de Sac, Castries next to the playing field, at about 9:18 p.m.
Reports are that Rufus Pierre, 56, was held at gunpoint by three men, who were armed with hand guns.
The perpetrators took a bag during which the businessman was assaulted and allegedly shot in the back.
He has been admitted a patient at the Victoria Hospital and is listed as being in stable condition, according to the Public Relations Department of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force.
His girlfriend, Georgia Isidore, 42, of the same address was also accosted and robbed by the assailants.
Investigations are in progress.