On Saturday November 23, 2019 about 11:30 am, one (1) male victim, twenty-six (26) years old was shot about his body on the island of Canouan. The victim is reported to be in stable condition. The motive for the shooting unknown.
The police are therefore seeking the assistance of persons with information relating to these and other crimes 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, or the Officer –in-charge Grenadines Division at 458-8100. All information received will be treated confidentially.
It is an offence to carry a firearm without a permit. The Police are encouraging all persons who in are possession of firearms without a licence to do so, to hand them over to the police immediately or face prosecution.