The police have responded to a local online publication report that a resident of Barrouallie was shot by members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and later died.
The Public Relation and Complaints Office of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force wishes to inform the general public that the report by editors of ANN is totally false and erroneous.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr. Osborne Rodgers, 21 years of Barrouallie/Pole Yard, Arnos Vale.
According to preliminary investigations, on Thursday, 10 January 2019 between 11:00 pm and 11:59 pm at Arnos Vale (Pole Yard) Rodgers received a single gunshot to the right side of his chest and succumbed to his injuries.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body the ascertain the cause of death.
Investigations into this homicide continues and the police are urging anyone who may have information that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrator(s) to call the Call The ACP in charge of Crime at 1784-456-1339, the Officer in Charge of South Central Division at 1784-458-4200, the Officer in Charge of CID at 1784-456-1810 or any Police Station.