Relatives of a Cul de Sac shopkeeper who was shot during a robbery say he is now paralyzed from the waist down.
Rufus Pierre, 56, was robbed at gunpoint by three men, who were armed with hand guns.
The perpetrators took a bag during which the businessman was assaulted and shot in the back.
His girlfriend, Georgia Isidore, 42, of the same address was also accosted and robbed by the assailants.
The incident occurred in Cul de Sac, Castries at about 9:18 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
Pierre spent some 18 days at St Jude Hospital after undergoing surgery, but surgeons told family that the man’s spinal cord was shattered and could not be repaired.
The only suspect arrested by the police in relation to this incident has been released from custody.