Police Investigating Attempted Robbery, Attempted Murder Incident

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 19, 2018 (RSCNPF): Police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at Stanley’s Gas Station in Church Ground, Nevis at about 7:40 p.m. on April 18.

Police investigations so far have revealed that a masked gunman attempted to rob the gas station. One of the attendants, 50-year-old Stephen Moore of Rices, Gingerland ran for safety, but was shot in the arm by the assailant. The gunman then fled the scene.

Moore was transported in a private vehicle to the Alexandra Hospital where he was treated for his injury. He is listed as being in a stable condition. Crime Scene Officers processed the scene and took items of evidential value into police custody. The surrounding areas were searched and house to house enquiries were conducted.

Police investigations are continuing. Persons with information are urged to call the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391.

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