(SNO) — A man is now in hospital after he was shot in the face in Bruceville, Vieux Fort on Monday.
He has been identified as Miguel Soumere.
He was taken to hospital after the shooting in a private vehicle.
Reports indicate that the incident took place some time after 9 a.m. on January 28.
Soumere is reportedly in serious but stable condition at hospital.
St. Lucia News Online (SNO) understands that the alleged shooter may be a cousin of Soumere but that has not been independently confirmed.
There has been a series of shooting in Vieux Fort in recent days, some fatal.
On January 24, Jahmil Pierre was shot and injured in Bruceville and remains in hospital.
On January 25, Melvin George was shot execution-style at the Vieux Fort Fisheries Complex.
He reportedly died on the spot.