On Thursday, October 26, 2023, about 9: 09p.m, Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Vieux Fort and Special Service Unit Officers received and responded to a shooting incident on Bridge Street, Vieux Fort.
Upon arrival, the Officers discovered an unresponsive male individual lying on his back on the roadside, with penetrating wounds to his chest, left shoulder, pelvis and his right ankle.
He was later identified as Jimmy Henry of Bridge Street, Vieux Fort.
The Officers also observed another unresponsive male individual sitting in a chair in the veranda of a house nearby.
He had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the left side of his face. He was later identified as Calife Louisy also known as “Ohms” of Bridge Street, Vieux Fort.
Emergency Medical Technicians from the Saint Lucia Fire Service who responded, transported the victims to a medical facility where they were pronounced dead by a Medical Practitioner.
Investigations into these deaths are ongoing.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force is pleading to anyone who may have information about this case to come forward. Anonymous tips can be provided at the number 555.
SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force. Headline photo: Crowd and Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) responders at homicide scene.