Two men, including a police officer, who were shot this morning during a drive-by shooting outside a nightclubin Rodney Bay, Gros Islet are now in stable condition at Victoria Hospital, reliable sources are reporting.
Police Constable 412 Starzwin Dantes of the Gros Islet Police station was sitting in an unmarked police vehicle talking to an individual as 18-year-old Manduchi Mangal of Bonne Terre, Gros Islet approached the police vehicle at about 4 am when they were shot at from another vehicle in front Santic nightclub which was just getting ready to close.
Dantes, who was not in police uniform, received a gunshot wound to his waist area while Mangal received three gunshot wounds to his right leg with one penetrating his left leg.
About 20 shots were reportedly fired at the men.
No one has been arrested for the shooting, and St. Lucia News Online cannot say yet why the police officer was in front the night club.
SNO will update you with more information as soon as it becomes available.