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Gun shots ripped through quiet Pavee night

POLICE are investigating after suspected gun shots were fired in the community of Pavee in Castries on Wednesday night.

Residents of the community recall that at about 7:00pm sounds similar to match bombs being heard in the area.

Dead is a man believed to be in his late twenties or early thirties. According to reports, the victim, “Chaddy” originally from Black Mallet was found lying motionless in a poorly lit alleyway with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the head.

It is unclear at this stage whether it was a random shooting or a targeted attack.

The body was transported from the cordoned off scene a few hours after the attack via a coroner van.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Royal St. Lucia Police Force.

This recent killing brings the number of homicides for the island to a startling 55.

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