Police Investigating Cotton Ground Shooting


Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 17 (RSCNPF): The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is currently investigating a shooting incident in the Cotton Ground area that resulted in the death of one person and injuries to another.

The incident occurred about 3.45am on Monday (April17).

Initial investigations revealed that two females were shot by an unknown assailant(s) while sitting in a parked car in the area. Both individuals received gunshot injuries and were taken to the Alexandra Hospital for treatment.

One of the victims died at the hospital.

“As we investigate this incident, we urge anyone who may have seen or heard anything to call the Police. Together we can rid our communities of the senseless violence. Our Forensics Unit has canvassed the scene but your assistance coupled with what we do will be difference in solving these crimes,” said Head of the Nevis Division, Superintendent Trevor Mills.

Superintendent Mills added, “Persons can assist the police in this crime, or any other crime by calling any Police Station in the federation, Crime Stoppers, our confidential hotline, at 1-800-8477 or by using the SKN Crime Reporter App on their Smartphone to share the information.”

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