A grandmother and four youths were arrested by police on Tuesday in a house at Esperance, Soufriere, as Saint Lucia police continued their probe into the shooting death of Soufriere businessman, Ison Francis St John, law enforcement officials have reported.
The officials told St Lucia Times that a firearm and marijuana were recovered from the house.
The detainees were being questioned in relation to the shooting death of Ison Francis St John on Saturday at Fond St Jacques, Soufriere.
St John and his girlfriend operated B’s Bar.
According to information, masked gunmen entered the establishment opened fire, took cash from a drawer and fled.
St John was shot outside the business place about 1:45 am, a law enforcement official, quoting an eyewitness account told St Lucia Times.
A video posted on social media showed a man in a red long sleeved top and what appeared to be khaki trousers lying on his back.
A crowd of onlookers gathered outside the perimeter of the caution tape used by the police to cordon off the area around the crime scene.