A security guard by profession sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder Wednesday night in Vieux Fort.
According to reports, masked men opened fire at him as he walked along Clarke Street.
Sources say the victim, who is in his twenties, was in stable condition afterwards.
The shooting incident occurred shortly before 11. pm, the sources told St Lucia Times.
They say another male individual who was in the company of the victim at the time took the injured man to hospital.
Police are investigating.