(ST LUCIA NEWS ONLINE) -The island’s homicide rate continues to soar after a fatal shooting in a Castries inner-city community.
At 7:57 p.m. tonight, November 18, emergency authorities were alerted of a shooting that occurred minutes earlier at Black Mallet, Marchand.
Law enforcement sources said a male sustained gunshot wounds to the stomach and head while in his vehicle.
He is unresponsive and has no vitals, the sources confirmed.
This brings the homicide toll for the year to 54, the island’s highest in over a decade.
More details soon.