Police Investigating Attempted Murder Case

Police Press Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 13, 2018 (RSCNPF): Police are investigating an attempted murder case after receiving a report of a shooting incident at Happy Hill, Challengers.

Several units responded and, upon arrival, they found motor jeep P1882 damaged what appeared to be bullet holes. Preliminary investigations have revealed that at about 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, Darren Caines of St. Pauls (driver) and one other person were in the vehicle when an unknown assailant(s) began shooting from the bushy area on the mountain side of the road. As a result, Caines was shot in his face. Both men exited the vehicle and fled. They were taken to the J.N.F. Hospital in a private vehicle where Caines is listed as being in a stable condition. Another vehicle which was also in the area received damage as well.

The scene was processed and a number of items of evidential value were taken into Police custody. Investigations into the matter are ongoing. Persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Violent Crime Unit by dialing 467-1887 or 467-1888, 662-3462.

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