Children, Elderly Were Present During Deadly Hospital Attack

By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts– Information reaching this media house indicates that children and senior citizens were among patients waiting at the pathology lab of the Joseph N. France General Hospital when a gunman opened fire nearby fatally wounding 31-year-old Darnel Govia of Phillip’s Village earlier this week.

As understood, Govia was accompanying someone at the lab and whilst waiting on the outside the shooting incident happened Tuesday morning (20th June) around 9:00 AM.

Police say that investigations revealed that he was shot by an assailant while at the hospital  and later died of his injuries.

Reportedly, one person is in police custody in relation to this deadly shooting that has pushed the Federation’s homicide count to 16 to date with ten on St.Kitts and the remainder of six on Nevis.