A young male was rushed to the Soufriere Hospital Friday evening after a shooting incident in the community, Soufriere residents say.
The young man, identified by the residents only as ‘Jeffers’, is reported to have sustained a gunshot wound to the thigh.
The incident occurred at Fond Bernier, Soufriere about 6.00 pm, a law enforcement official confirmed.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the shooting.
A brief video of the victim wearing a blood-soaked pair of trunks was posted on social media.
He was at the time at the back of a vehicle which is understood to have transported him to the hospital.