Man Shot, Injured In Newtown

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 19, 2018 (RSCNPF): At about 9:35 p.m. on July 18, Police responded to a report of a shooting incident at Mad House Alley, Newtown.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that Utendale Whyte of Buckley’s Site was sitting on a bench outside someone’s home with several others when a lone gunman approached them and started shooting at them. Investigations have also revealed that Whyte was shot in the leg while trying to escape. The others managed to get away unhurt. He was transported to the JNF Hospital where he was treated and warded in a stable condition. 

The scene was processed by the Forensic Services Unit and items of evidential value were taken into Police custody.  Police investigations into the matter are ongoing. Persons with information regarding this incident are urged to call any Police Station or the Violent Crimes Unit at 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468

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