Three males were fatally shot at a garage in Bois Den, Jacmel on Sunday (Jan. 8) afternoon, sources have told St. Lucia News Online (SNO).
The dead men have been identified as 16-year-old Dequan Joseph, 37-year-old Gillan Charles aka Banton and Gideon, and Kyle Richard.
Joseph and Charles died on the spot while Richard succumbed to his injuries at Victoria Hospital.
A fourth victim sustained a gunshot wound to the foot and is in stable condition, a relative told SNO.
An eyewitness told SNO that the victims were doing a BBQ at the garage when they were attacked by gunmen who fled on foot. The source reported hearing more than 10 gunshots.
“It was a group of them doing their BBQ… The guys (gunmen) came out from down the hill where there is a lot of bush and started firing shots,” the eyewitness explained.