Police say that a male in his thirties was in the hospital Monday night after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.
Law enforcement officials identified the victim as Waynel Dupre. They said he was on foot when a lone assailant approached and opened fire, hitting him multiple times in the arm before fleeing.
Law enforcement officials say the incident, which occurred shortly before 8:00 pm, is currently under investigation.
At the Saint Lucia Fire Service headquarters in Castries, emergency personnel said they received a call for assistance about 7:58 pm.
However, they said that when they arrived at the shooting scene, a private vehicle had already transported the victim to the hospital.