A man was injured in a drive-by shooting at his home in Balata, Castries on Sunday evening (November 3), according to reports from law enforcement officials and residents.
The victim, who is a cashew nut vendor in Castries, had just arrived home, around 7:20 p.m., when shots were fired at him from a vehicle.
The victim was shot at the bottom of his steps shortly after coming out of his vehicle, according to reports.
His wife, who was with him, was unharmed.
“His wife was on the vehicle with him but he got out first,” a source said.
The victim’s daughter transported him to a hospital where he underwent immediate surgery. His current medical status is unknown.
Sources believe the victim was trailed home by his attacker/s.
A resident told St. Lucia News Online that about six gunshots were heard.
We will provide an update as soon as we get more information.