By Shareene Lindsay
(St. Lucia News Online) — Police sources have disclosed that the latest homicide victim has been identified as 28-year-old Ali Jordan who was fatally shot in Leslie Land, Castries, in an area known as the ‘Slums’, on Sunday, Oct. 19.
Police sources said Jordan was originally from La Clery, Castries and at the time of his death was residing at Grass Street, Castries.
The shooting occurred shorty before midday on Sunday.
A video clip uploaded on social media shows a male, later confirmed to be Jordan, lying facedown in the back of a pickup van.
A female cries out among several onlookers as persons are heard in the video urging the driver to rush the victim to the hospital.
This is the third recorded shooting in the Leslie Land area over a one-week period.
Last week, three males were shot and injured, and in a separate incident, another male, identified as Stevie Sharma, alias Zoom Boy, was shot killed. The shootings occurred within several hours of each other, according to reports.
Police have not disclosed a motive for the latest killings and our sources are unable to confirm on record if the shootings are linked.
About 40 homicides have been recorded in Saint Lucia since the start of 2020, according to media reports.