Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident

Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 26, 2020 (RSCNPF): Police are investigating an incident in which a man was fatally wounded in the Newtown area sometime after 9 p.m. on January 24, 2020.

Investigations so far have revealed that 28-year-old Kennedy Isles of Taylor’s Village, who resided at Sandown Road, was outside his home when he was approached by an armed assailant who opened fire at him. He was wounded several times about the body and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The District Medical Officer arrived at the scene and pronounced him dead. Members of the Forensic Unit visited and processed the scene and collected several items of evidential value.

The Police are making an appeal to anyone who might have any information in relation to this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) at 467-1887, 662-3468 or their nearest Police Station. Persons can also share information using the crime hotline 707. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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