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(SNO) – Law enforcement officials have confirmed that one man is dead and at least four other people injured, including a child, during a shooting incident on Peynier Street in Castries on Tuesday afternoon, May 29, 2018.
The incident occurred between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the vicinity of the CDC apartments.
A masked gunman man was shot by a law enforcement official. It is not yet known who was the gunman’s intended target.
The identities of the dead and the injured are yet to be released.
“I was on a bus at the time. We all went down when we heard a shot come closer,” a passenger on a bus told our news reporter.
Sources say the shooting may have been gang-related.
Up to late Tuesday evening, parts of the city were blocked off and manned by a heavy police presence.
More details later.
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