Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that resulted in the death of Nekeita Roberts, 26 years old Labourer of Murray’s Village, and serious bodily harm to Glenroy Isaacs, a resident of the same address. The incident occurred about 11:15 p.m. on 11.03.2021 at Murray’s Village.

According to investigations, some unknown assailant(s) opened gunfire on both Roberts and Isaacs at Murray’s Village in the vicinity of the Revival Centre Church. Roberts was allegedly shot multiple times about the body and Isaacs was shot in the leg. Both men were transported to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital for medical attention. Roberts subsequently succumbed to his injuries, while Isaacs is reported to be in stable condition.

Roberts’ death marks the 7th homicide recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for 2021. A post mortem examination will be conducted on the body to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Persons with information that can assist with this investigation are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Crimes at 1-784-456-1339; the officer in charge of Major Crimes Unit at 1-784-456-1810; or any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable with. All information will be treated confidentially.

Investigations are continuing.