A police release said a La Clery, Castries resident informed investigators that a known individual shot him in the chest on Thursday.
Around 6:30 a.m. that day, Criminal Investigations Department officers in Castries responded after learning of the shooting.
At the Massy Supermarket, Waterfront, Castries, the officers observed a shirtless male in front of the supermarket.
According to the police release, the man had what appeared to be blood dripping down his abdomen.
“The Officers approached the victim, who was conscious at the time. He identified himself as Carlton Biscette of La Clery, Castries. Carlton Biscette informed the officers that a male individual known to him shot him in the chest area,” the release stated.
It said Saint Lucia Fire Service responders assessed the victim and transported him via ambulance to a medical facility, where he was reported in stable condition.
In addition, the release said investigators’ attempts to locate potential witnesses were futile.
Amid ongoing investigations, the police have appealed to the public for information, disclosing that people can provide tips anonymously at telephone number 555.