Police have disclosed that two men who succumbed to gunshot injuries Sunday night at Bananes, Castries, were defendants before the Criminal Court for ‘various indictable offences’.
Thirty-two-year-old Tonio Eleuthere alias Zepor of Hospital Road, Castries, and fifty-three-year-old Junior Cherubin alias Ragga of Morne Fortune, Castries, succumbed after sustaining gunshot wounds near the roundabout.
According to reports, the men were shot while riding a motorbike.
People in the area reported hearing a barrage of gunfire.
A police statement said Castries CID officers responded at about 7:20 pm to the shooting report and found the unresponsive bodies of the two men at Bananes Bay, La Toc.
Emergency responders transported the men to the OKEU Hospital, where a medical practitioner pronounced them dead.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has asked anyone with information about the incident to contact the nearest police station, the Major Crimes Unit at 456-3754, or the crime hotline at 555 for anonymous reporting.
Headline photo: (L to R) Tonio Eleuthere alias Zepor and Junior Cherubin alias Ragga