(Thursday January 14, 2016): Another shooting, another family left to mourn: The same story all over again, shots fired, man down!!
Clearly, Gun Violence is a serious concern that requires urgent attention.
A press release from the police public relations unit indicates that a young man named Kishmo Carey was shot in his foot sometime after 10:45 (pm) last night, Wednesday 13 January 2016 in St. Pauls Village.
While he is hospitalized and nursing his injury, the Royal Saint Christopher and Nevis Police Force are currently investigating the shooting incident.
Another day, A New Headline:
Unconfirmed reports reaching SKN PULSE is that a former member of the St. Kitts and Nevis Defense force was killed in Cayon this morning, Thursday 14 January shortly after 8(am). Dead is Vencito Dore. Sadly, this is the first homicide for 2016.
Excerpt From Polie Press Release:
According to a release from the Police Public Relations Unit, Initial investigations revealed that the victim was shot in the upper Cayon area by two masked assailants who alighted from a motor vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Further the release states that Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit and the Criminal Investigations Department and technicians from the Forensics Services Unit have canvassed the scene for evidence. One (1) person of interest is detained for questioning. The investigation is ongoing.
In an appeal for assistance from the Public, Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Criminal Investigations Mr. Ian Queeley said, “We urge anyone who may have seen any unusual activity in the upper Cayon areas this morning that could be benefit to this investigation to contact the Police, your information can be critical to this investigation. Persons with information that can assist the police in this crime, or any other crime can call any Police Station in the federation or Crime Stoppers, our confidential hotline, at 1-800-8477 to share information,” stressed ACP Queeley.