Cutlass attack at Victoria Hospital

Cutlass attack at Victoria Hospital

There was pandemonium last night at Victoria Hospital as a cutlass wielding man entered the Casualty Department, reportedly to attack a male patient who had been rushed there after being wounded in a cutlass incident earlier at Marc.

According to information obtained by the Times, the assailant went into the hospital ย at around 8 pm with a cutlass hidden under his shirt.

A source said the assailant and another man had arrived at the hospital in a vehicle that was driven by a male.

It is reported that the assailant proceeded to the Casualty Department where he attacked the patient who had earlier been wounded in the Marc incident, sending nurses and patients scurrying for their lives.

An eyewitness told the Times that the bloodied victim of the cutlass attack ran out of the Casualty Department with his attacker in hot pursuit.

According to the eyewitness, the victim sought refuge in the security booth, where a private security officer with a drawn firearm confronted the attacker and ordered him to throw down the cutlass, which he initially refused to do.

The eyewitness said a private citizen drew a taser gun to back up the officer, whereupon the assailant surrendered and complied when he was ordered to lie on the ground.

The police were summoned and are reported to have taken the assailant, his companion and the man who drove them to the hospital into custody.

The Times was informed that last night’s cutlass attack at the hospital appeared to be a continuation of the fracas that started earlier in Marc.

It is reported that the men involved all appeared to be in their twenties.

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51 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 11:19 am Reply

    What is this place coming to? Many who want to take out church and Christ from St.Lucia can now see the after effects of such actions

    1. Ben
      March 5, 2017 at 11:48 am Reply

      Removing church is not the result of the country’s ills. The church is no longer a place of refuge. The church is now more political and corrupt than politicians. The youth no longer support anything spiritual.

      1. Yep
        March 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm Reply

        Blah blah …that’s why they are going to ruin… proses sir. .. many of the youth killings is because they have taken themselves out if God’s protection… what else can we expect but tears in the community. ..

      2. Anonymous
        March 5, 2017 at 6:10 pm Reply

        You are so right. The Island needs Gord grace and mercy. These three need to be taught the hard way

  2. You don't say
    March 5, 2017 at 11:21 am Reply

    At that rate guess they will start going to the morgues to confirm their enemies’ deaths

  3. Sad-But-True
    March 5, 2017 at 11:26 am Reply

    Immorality, Victimization, Corruption, Deception, Untruthful & Abuse, Characterizes this Sham of an Administration headed by Evil Chastanet. So what do you expect? Evil Chastanet refuses to Leave office even though he has found to be wanting in all of the above. You cannot RUN a country on lies, Evil Chastanet.
    Resign, and head to your homeland Martinique, so peace can prevail.
    You are the problem, Evil Chastanet.

    1. Lime Juice
      March 5, 2017 at 11:40 am Reply

      How is it that you can blame their crimes on the PM as if he sent/told them to do it? You stupid or retarded?

      1. Hate Hypocrites
        March 5, 2017 at 12:16 pm Reply

        U all said the same when it was Kenny Anthony in the chair. U all blamed him for every crime so don’t be a hypocrite Lime Juice.

        1. diva 1973
          March 5, 2017 at 12:23 pm Reply

          I agree with you hate hypocrites kenny was blamed for everything. Why can’t we now blame chastanet. Thought he had the solution to crime. We St.Lucian are too hypocritical

          1. Anonymous
            March 5, 2017 at 1:02 pm

            Stupid…..

        2. Anonymous
          March 6, 2017 at 10:10 am Reply

          I love this response

      2. Luciansstupid
        March 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm Reply

        I think its both

    2. Yep
      March 5, 2017 at 1:19 pm Reply

      O yea…the Government is to blame…treating each administration as baby fathers…when black men and women stop behaving irresponsibly and stop having unprotected sex so they get pregnant when they have no or little means of bringing up a child …things will be different…even better. Everyone is having sex….it’s a good time …and when belly come …followed by a child you all crying and blaming government. You’re your brothers keeper but people need to take responsibility for their actions too. SMH

      1. M
        March 5, 2017 at 5:20 pm Reply

        Agreed

    3. Vex
      March 5, 2017 at 1:40 pm Reply

      Shut ur a……..

    4. Warrior
      March 6, 2017 at 1:32 pm Reply

      Are you really serious about this!? The same nonsense was happening when kenny was there.. The same nonsense will continue to happen when chastanet go and whoever else takes his place. SO shut up with this ignorant babble you going on with there. Saint Lucia needs god now more than ever and you’re trying to make things political because of people like you we going down the drain everything is about politics. Put god first you’ll see the difference

  4. Sad-But-True
    March 5, 2017 at 11:27 am Reply

    Untruthfulness

  5. Lime Juice
    March 5, 2017 at 11:31 am Reply

    On a [REMOVED BY ST. LUCIA TIMES] hot persuit to end someone’s life at the hospital instead of living your own life? Just the kind of people we need to export to the Middle-East to get rid off !S!S little by little.

  6. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 11:32 am Reply

    We need some Devine intervention for our Country.
    We need to speak up People Make noises to chase the Demons we have among us, wake up and rise like the Phnix .(From the ashes we will rise again).

  7. Sharon terrell
    March 5, 2017 at 11:35 am Reply

    Not even the hospital safe.There should be police officers patroling and securing the premises.Also there should be security checks done at the front gate of the hospital.These two criminals need to be sentence to life in prison for using such a deadly weapon on a human being.How can a person of sound mind do such a thing.SAD BUT-TRUE Kenny have more.lets talk about Impacts,Lambirds,jufali,Rashamel, Grinberg and operation restore.This is why the crimals gone madd madd.Kenny thief the country monet turn a blind eye to crime,so this is where we at now.Blame leather face Kennyochio Anthony.Is shame you shame.

    1. Lynn
      March 5, 2017 at 2:58 pm Reply

      And don’t forget when they had the witch conference here who knows what went on. Maybe a deal was made with the devil and since we are in debt to the devil he is taking what’s due to him. So sad-but-true asked Kenny and his wife what really went down at the castries comprehensive school. Stop blaming Chastanet.

    2. Sad-But-True
      March 5, 2017 at 7:36 pm Reply

      I hate to respond to you to even give you the attention you appear to be seeking from me. Impacs is a By-product of what your administration did to Civilians (but as usual you defend Evil Chastanet), Lambirds is a Judicial Matter, Jufalli is the same a Gigoree (not sure if the spelling is correct) appointed by your UWP administration. You have no clue what Richemel is all about. Grynberg is a over and done with at no cost to SLU.
      In order to call my party SLP teef, you must make something up, because it doesn’t exist. They are honourable men. But there are documents on documents pointing to the uwps of looting the coffers. Yet you defend it even if hey don’t share it with you. Oh Guy..lol

    3. Anonymous
      March 6, 2017 at 7:50 am Reply

      Woman shut [REMOVED BY ST. LUCIA TIMES] with the [REMOVED BY ST. LUCIA TIMES] you talking. U looking like invader when he plays dress up. Go work on yourself instead of wasting time on fb.

  8. Cabbie
    March 5, 2017 at 11:36 am Reply

    Just when you thought that St. Lucia couldn’t get any worse. The bar gets set even lower. The only proper course of action in a situation such as this is shoot the [REMOVED BY ST. LUCIA TIMES] dead. As it stands right now there is no serious consequence administered to deter the next thug from pulling the same stunt.
    How I miss the British rule, Independence be damned. We are incapable of governing / guiding ourselves. None of this insanity was happening when we were policed by the “Brits”.

  9. Smh
    March 5, 2017 at 11:37 am Reply

    Now that is unforgivable, have your row outside of the hospital, the people that have nothing to do with this have enough sorrows and problems to deal with to now be worrying about their safety, along with their health, something like that can send an already weak patient into a cardiac arrest and traumatize others. Cruel selfish EVIL Lucian Men.

  10. Meekly waiting n wondering not
    March 5, 2017 at 11:46 am Reply

    We gonna reap just what we sow

  11. Hangthem
    March 5, 2017 at 11:52 am Reply

    Dem days every(Expression deleted) body is bad man…something happen in Marc yall so bad yall coming in a hospital with so many lives with cutlass n shoot shate!!! And wht happens after tht? Cause they know they can sit their azzes Bfc n get it good on tax payer money, sing calypso, have carnival and HAVE FAMILY DAY…MAJJEE! Forgetting abt the victims families out there suffering..Talkin abt helping them reform..REFORM (Words deleted)! Coming out in society being worst than when they went in..Don`t think i don’t know what am saying. It hit my front door aready.Nonesense system n the criminals know it thts why they think they can take the law into their hand..chpz sick of it Everyday like tht aa…

  12. Michelle Agustin
    March 5, 2017 at 12:07 pm Reply

    People , why are we getting worked up and wasting our time and energies on sad- but- true. Don’t give this idiot the attention he is looking for. It’s obvious he is not getting it so he is looking for it here. People, please lets not waste brain power on this fool. A news iten could be talking about flowers, he is gonna find so way to talk about evil Chastanet. Once we don’t give him the attention he so craves, he is gonna eventually shut up.

    1. lynn
      March 6, 2017 at 4:18 pm Reply

      ikr

  13. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm Reply

    Sad but true is still campaigning on all radio talk shows and social. Chastanet is not the one sending people to commit crime. People like you are the ones dividing the country because you only see red. Politicians are not God, they are humans. Stop hitting the Prime Minister whenever the children you did not correct their wrong doings from small, turn into criminals. Stop blaming government for crime all you party HACKS ( both sides ) let’s show each other love and put your trust in God instead of politicians, you will not be disappointed. Have a good day everyone and lets continue to pray.

  14. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:33 pm Reply

    It is so true; some of the children today have their own mine already make up; some of them want to be big man and bigxwoman before they time, this is the results now ; so stop blameing the goverment; and dont for get; the times we are liveing in today now we have; tex, fb, messanger u tube, and lots more , so the world is changeing so fast and the times,

    1. Queen Sugar
      March 5, 2017 at 2:04 pm Reply

      (Word deleted). Children don’t have a mind of their own. They given to us as a clay to mold them into what we want them to be. Blame poor parenting and absent fathers on the breakdown of our society. I feel sorry for those kids. They didn’t ask to be brought into this world and left to raise tthemselves.

  15. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:33 pm Reply

    I๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ am in tears right now..i am scared for my children back home..tears tears..lord what is my country is paying for ?๐Ÿ˜ฎ.what has become of its people?? God please watch over my children๐Ÿ˜‚

    1. queen sugar
      March 5, 2017 at 2:11 pm Reply

      If you care so much about them why don’t you send for them or better yet return to raise them the right way.stop making children and dumping them on society and the government to raise them. The barrell cannot teach them morals and values. Wicked parents only care about themselves

  16. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:35 pm Reply

    I๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ am in tears right now..i am scared for my children back home..tears tears..lord what is my country paying for ?๐Ÿ˜ฎ.what has become of its people?? God please watch over my children๐Ÿ˜‚

  17. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:37 pm Reply

    Soon we will be needing a police headquarters at each hospital and health cente rs

  18. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 12:41 pm Reply

    arm the nurses and he janitors at the hospitals

  19. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 1:09 pm Reply

    Please leave the goverment out of this they are trying their best
    To much politics

  20. SLU Observer
    March 5, 2017 at 1:21 pm Reply

    Did not see anyone congratulated the security and citizens that assisted. … JOB WELL DONE !!!

  21. Yep
    March 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm Reply

    As the article says…it was a continued fracas. ..people want to be what they want to be…don’t know how to conflict manage. …from little kids in the yard …to school or parents in the street or super market. Why wasn’t a report made to police to fix the situation …as if that’s gonna help…it’s too late by then and people are bound on taking revenge. ..so those saying anything about church…it’s about relationship with God…you learn that when you are receptive to his teachings… people don’t wanna know…it’s all about them and not about what the future will bring if they do this …or take action using a weapon ….the choice is ours …and we can’t blame anyone else for it.

  22. LADY S
    March 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm Reply

    ST.LUCIA’S BIGGEST ENEMIES ARE IT’S OWN PEOPLE, WAKE UP, AND STOP BLAMING ONE ANOTHER FOR YOU’LL IGNORANCE……..SMH!!!

  23. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 1:53 pm Reply

    Leave politics out of the picture and come to grips with what is confronting us. Stop the politicking and give solutions to the problems we are now facing in ONCE sweet St. Lucia.

  24. Lincoln Edmunds
    March 5, 2017 at 2:02 pm Reply

    Greetings, my take and observations…we live in a time,a world, that’s deteriorating morally and the spirit of love and compassion for the most seems none exsistant.
    The issue is as I see and feel, is a evil force that has inbede and encamp on and around the land, in the spirit, mind, and actions of most.
    In government, religious institutions, schools, individuals, there seems no escaping. The lack of morality, respect, integrity and love seems a thing of the past.
    It saddens the boggles the mind and all kinds of questions come to mind, seeking answers, but to no avail.
    We live in a time when evil dominates the direction the state of affairs go, all over the world, mankind for the most, we have / are losing our grip on moralit, respect, integrity, love and compassion.
    From those in the position to lead, teach, guide, to the least among, there is a evil that possess the actions and behavior, of the most and it’s sad and leaves one dumb founded, with no answers and unable to affect change, as being one, also not perfect, but taken aback at the level of evil…
    I look at the world over, as a blackman..
    Africa, I look at Haiti and I question what I see and hear, why is there so much suffering?
    I have had to swim and keep my head above the water, more so as I have aged, as the forces keep coming and it’s a fight, an everyday fight to stay positive, be positive. The negative forces seems intent to have me go/ do wrong, and thanks to my belief ( in the true and powerful word, the Bible, that have given me principles and ways that I should live my life, and works when truly adhere to, those forces don’t stand a chance).
    The worldly has blinded the eyes, things, money, material, position, greed, power,lust, etc have made man lost his/her moral bearings and has resulted in the sad state of affairs.
    We go about our daily lives like all is well, we go to work, school, or whatever we do, dress up in our fashion, bling, drive those wheels that have our sense of value contaminated, politicians dress in 3 piece suits brainwashing and tricking, religious institutions and their leaders, leading the masses to a dark hole, unaware….?
    I could go on and on, but who am I ? But to whomever may read my take, my advice, you need to swim your own course, and keep your head above the water, as the one swimming next to you,might pull you under…( no man is an island, but take cautions…the enemy/enemies stand right next to you.
    The lack of morals, integrity, the slackness that’s indulged in, with no care of consequence, the result, a downward spiral of positivity…the blind leading the blind.
    Shake off yourself my fellow brethren, one don’t have to follow, make positive choices, respect self and others, do the right thing.
    The beauty of my country, contaminated with the ugliness of immortality, the lack of respect, integrity and love.
    I lack diplomas, higher education, but experience and my belief in God and His Word, has made me wise, wise to understand the mess that mankind is in, and going to get worst.
    Food for thought, …( when you live like a sallop, act like one, you become one…)
    From the street university, ….dem follow, behave and want to be like others, the result…
    Don’t hate the messenger, check the message!
    I love my country, Africa, my people, mankind on whole, but wow…I and I in a mess, open your inner eyes…
    One love, and all the best…in a sad state of affairs, world wide.
    Mankind disrespect and disobedience to the Most High, the result of our situation and position.
    I know I am going to get beat down, but that’s my take, maybe, I reach one mind and bring hope.
    One love, peace.

    1. Righteous Intentions
      March 6, 2017 at 11:53 am Reply

      Well said.

  25. Queen Sugar
    March 5, 2017 at 2:22 pm Reply

    Children don’t have they own minds. They were given to us as a blank slate, a piece of clay to mold them into what we want them to be. Blame poor parenting absent fathers for the breakdown in society.

  26. 666
    March 5, 2017 at 2:23 pm Reply

    Animals!

  27. Be careful it's me!
    March 5, 2017 at 2:41 pm Reply

    So, a lil observation… Taser gun in OUR country? A NOM-MAMA mate is? Police ain’t even have dat?! Aa Mwen-mem?!

  28. wow
    March 5, 2017 at 2:45 pm Reply

    Yeah as soon as we let America interfere with our justice system all this nonsense started. We becoming just like America. We even removed Religious Knowledge in our schools. This man should hv been shot to death. After u chop the man u come at casualty to chop him again. Obviously u intend to kill him, so why leave u alive. SMH. I say we need those bad police again. Open the gate allow him escape then shoot him to death.

  29. mygosh
    March 5, 2017 at 3:07 pm Reply

    Seriously? What if that guy had a gun instead of a cutlass? People like that are just beyond stupid! You following the man to the freaking HOSPITAL to off him? And Lord know he could have swung and taken out somebody else? And your friends drinking the same retarded ass kool aid, they have NO idea if their sister or cousin happens to be in the hospital too and in the way of danger, they bring you there themselves to support your nonsense? This (Expression deleted) happens because the consequences are a slap on the wrist, if they even think of the consequences because you must be a dumb ass to pull a stunt like that! Throw away the key, these idiots are a threat to society!

  30. Anonymous
    March 5, 2017 at 10:37 pm Reply

    Unknown: To reply to this first and for most we must look at ways to solve this issues and not blame each other sometimes other people are invloved and may say things thats why we have to be careful. None of The Prime Ministers is not responsible for any crime however it is the governement duty to change some of the laws that they have put stiff penalities and hang their asses. How can criminals have more rights than persons in soociety? When the police is doing their job everyone saying he was a good boy and they killed him hmm. All thosee that thinking governement will do this and that only for thier people they are checking for. The bottom line is we are not safe anyway and stop blaming the youth so tired of it because those that doing the crime are mainly unemployed and wont work for 4o bucks a day but rather rob you. IF we have to move forward stop bringing politics in the picture. Sometimes you make complains to the same officers first they ask you where your evidence so what can the society do and when it haappen then they act. Some of us well in the soaps of the people and quick to move out so know what thehell can the society do? Try to help each other instead of blaming each other asses;;;;;;;;

  31. Anonymous
    March 6, 2017 at 1:31 am Reply

    no lacking
    -vo|1z

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