The major crimes unit in the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVPF) has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Mr. Lionel “Gabler” George of Rockies which occurred in Middle Street, Kingstown in the vicinity of Prescott’s shop
According to information received from a reliable source, the victim and his common law wife who conduct business in Middle Street were unpacking clothing for sale to members of the public - when about 9:02 am, a male suspect came from the direction of Gonsalves Liqours and pointed a gun at the victim and fired off several bullets at the victim’s body. As a result, the victims sustained injuries to his body. He was later rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) where he was treated by a team of medical doctors.
The suspect in this case is Mr. Lejay “SOUPS” Alexander. A wanted bulletin for the suspect arrest was issued.
As a result of that bulleting, at 6:23 pm, the suspect surrendered himself to the police at the Major Crimes Unit in the company of his lawyer, Mr. Grant Connell.
Persons with information about this and other crimes are advised to contact any police station in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, or the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime at Telephone # 456-1339 or 457-1211 ext. 217 or Officer in charge CID/CRO/MCU at 456-1810 or 457-1211 ext. 216, 220. All information received will be treated confidentially.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines still remains a safe and peaceful country. These and other shootings according to police intelligence are mostly drug related. Nonetheless, no effort is being speared by law enforcement officials to maintain law and order and to bring the perpetrators of crimes to justice