Saint Lucia Police are investigating the discovery of the body of a yet unidentified male at Anse Galet, Anse La Raye.
The body had multiple gunshot wounds and spent shells were found nearby, according to law enforcement sources.
The discovery was made about 11.00 p.m. Tuesday night.
A photo circulating on social media shows a man lying in a pool of blood on his back.
The man is wearing a white tee shirt and multi-coloured short trousers.
One of the slippers he was wearing is near the body.