Fatal Shooting In Newtown

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 1st,  2021 (ZIZ News)  The police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday evening.

According to a police report officers responded to a report of a shooting incident in Newtown sometime after 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, they met the motionless body of 24-year-old Leon Phillip of La Guerite laying on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated.

The District Medical Officer visited the scene and pronounced him dead. Personnel from the Forensic Services Unit processed the scene and collected pieces of evidence.

The police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468, their nearest Police Station or the Crime Hotline at 707.

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