UPDATE: One in custody for Vieux Fort homicide

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UPDATE: One in custody for Vieux Fort homicide

(St. Lucia News Online) — Police said one individual is in police custody in connection with Sunday’s homicide in Augier, Vieux Fort.

The deceased has been identified by the lawmen as Vigay Roberts of Augier who was fatally shot near his residence.

The Saint Lucia Fire Service also responded to the incident.

It said in a press release: “On Sunday 25 October, at approximately 8:45 pm, the Fire Service received a call informing of a possible shooting incident at Augier, Vieux Fort.

“The responding officers found a male appearing to be in his thirties with a penetrating wound to his shoulder.

“A rapid assessment revealed that he was pulseless and breathless. The individual was immediately transferred to the ambulance where CPR was initiated.

“Rapid emergency transportation was provided to the St. Jude Hospital, where upon arrival, the patient was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.”

A post mortem examination is scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020, police said.

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