(ZIZ News) — The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has seized the 6th illegal firearm for 2016.
At approximately 9 pm on Friday March 4th, a fight broke out near the Octagon Bar in Charlestown, where the gun was fired.
One person who was not directly involved in the incident was injured.
According to a police statement increased presence of officers in Charlestown resulted in the quick apprehension of the suspect, Lawton Forbes, who was making his escape in the Ramsbury area.
The police found a .45mm pistol and matching rounds of ammunition.
The investigation is ongoing.