The victims of Saturday’s double homicide in La Clery, Castries have been identified as David Khodra, 28, and Shane Augustin, 21.
The men were reportedly on a motorcycle when shots were fired at them from a car minutes after 2 a.m.
Initial reports to the authorities indicated that the incident was a motor vehicle accident. However, when the police arrived on the scene, the men were seen suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
They were pronounced dead at Victoria Hospital.
It is alleged that the duo were seen partying earlier in the Gros Islet area when they noticed a car making rounds. As a result, they left on the motorcycle.
However, it is further alleged that the said car began to chase them and when they got to La Clery, the occupants of the car opened fire at them.
St. Lucia’s homicide figure for the year is now 37.