Police Officer charged in fatal shooting

A police officer has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at Fond Mange, Marigot, on Sunday January 8,  2017.

The police officer has been identified as Gilroy Gaston.

According to information obtained by the Times, Gaston has been bailed in the sum of $15,000 and is required to report to the Micoud police station.

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, during a police operation, at Fond Mange, Marigot, thirty nine (39) year old Yves Rene alias “Nazarene”, was fatally shot.

He was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner at 11:52 a.m. .

An investigation was launched into the death under the guidance of the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.