St. Kitts – Nevis Police Investigate Numerous Shootings

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Gun Crime Still Prevalent In St. Kitts – Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
St. Kitts – Nevis Police Department
March 03, 2010

The police are presently investigating a number of shooting incidents which took place over the weekend, they are as follows:

On Friday 26th February 2010 police responded to a report of shooting which occurred at approximately 9:30 pm at Leonard Dickenson Street, Ponds Pasture in the vicinity of the Newtown Primary School. Investigations revealed that Morvel Fahie a Taxi Driver of Lodge Village was shot at while he was driving taxi bus TA-122 north along Leonard Dickenson Street. Further enquires revealed that the front windscreen and the right front door of the said taxi was damaged by what appeared to be bullet penetrations. Dickenson escaped without injury and the vehicle was taken into police custody for processing and was released on Monday 1st March 2010. There are no suspect(s) in custody however investigations are ongoing.

On Saturday 27th February 2010 police responded to a report of shooting which occurred at approximately 3:55 pm at Fiennes Avenue and Fort Thomas Road. Investigations revealed that Kegel Phipps of Fort Thomas Road was shot in his right leg while riding a bicycle along Fort Thomas Road. He was taken to the JNF Hospital where he has been admitted in stable condition. There are no suspects in police custody at this time however investigations are ongoing.

On Saturday 27th February 2010 police on Nevis responded to a report of shooting which occurred to approximately 10:27 pm at Bailey’s Yard, Cole Hill. Investigations revealed that Saish James of Bath Village was shot in his right shoulder and was taken to the Alexandra Hospital where he has been admitted in stable condition. There are no suspect(s) in police however investigations are ongoing.

On Sunday 28th February 2010 police from the Cayon Police Station responded to a report of shooting which occurred at approximately 12:00 am at the Lodge Community Centre at Lodge. Investigations revealed that Jervin Wilson 17 years old of Ottleys Village was found motionless lying on the ground face down with what appeared to be gunshot injuries to his back. Jervin was pronounced dead by the District Medical Officer Dr. Garfield Alexander; however an autopsy will be performed at a later date to determine the cause of death. Further enquiries revealed Shared Scarborough 18 years old and Adrian Wilson 17 years old both of Ottleys Village were also shot in the back and back of neck respectively. Adrian and Shared were both taken to the JNF Hospital where they have been admitted in stable condition. Investigations also revealed Anastatia Williams 18 years old of Ottleys Village was the victim of a traffic accident where a motor pick-up collided with her causing cuts and abrasions and fractured right leg. Two vehicles parked nearby were also damaged and had what appeared to be bullet penetrations. The detectives processed the crime scene, collected a number of exhibits and have recorded a number of statements. Williams was also taken to the JNF Hospital where they have been admitted in stable condition. There are no suspect(s) in police custody however investigations are ongoing.


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