Police investigating shooting in Old Road

(ZIZ News) — The St. Christopher And Nevis Police Force’s Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) is currently investigating a shooting incident in Old Road.

According to reports, the shooting occurred at around 8 am on Thursday October 27 at the bottom of Wingfield Road.

Reports also indicate that a 29 year old male resident of Boyd’s Village sustained gunshot wounds to the lower region of his body.

Investigations revealed that an unknown assailant fired several gunshots at the victim, striking him several times in both of his legs.

The victim was taken to the Joseph N. France General Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment for his injuries.

Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit and the Criminal Investigations Department and Technicians from the Forensics Services Unit have canvassed the scene for evidence.

The Police is appealing to anyone who may have been in the area or anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity, to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 465-2241 or Crime Stoppers, the anonymous hotline at 1-800-8477(tips).

The investigation continues.

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