Saint Lucia police have appealed to persons with information about Monday’s homicide in Jacmel, to contact the nearest police station, the Major Crime Unit at 4563754, or the Crime Hotline at 45-CRIME/ 452-7463.
News reports have identified the deceased as a Syrian national.
According to a police press release, about about 3:00 p.m., officers attached to the Anse La Raye Police Station responded to a report of a shooting at Jacmel, Anse La Raye.
Upon arrival, officers observed the unresponsive body of Souheil Wassouf, a forty nine year old resident of Rodney Heights, Gros Islet, outside his minivan, the release said.
According to the police, he was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital via ambulance, after having allegedly sustained gunshot wounds about his body.
He was later formally pronounced dead by a medical practitioner, it was reported.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for a subsequent date, the police release stated.
Saint Lucia has so far recorded four homicides for the year.