A bar owner shot a burglar in Coolie Town in the wee hours of Monday morning, police have confirmed.
According to law enforcement officials, the businessman is the owner of a licensed firearm.
The bar owner is reported to have shot the intruder in the right leg after confronting him.
Police say the man had already taken a case of alcohol.
A video posted on social media shows a man on the ground.
He is wearing a black top and khaki short pants.
The right leg of the trousers is soaked in blood.
“That man is a real criminal – gloves, mask,” a male individual is heard to say off camera.
The items are shown near the fallen burglar.
Law enforcement officials said the wounded man was conveyed to hospital and later taken into police custody.
The matter has been referred to the Marigot Police station for investigation, according to reports.