By: Spokesman Newsroom
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Tuesday 15th January 2019)- Police are reporting that a third suspect is in custody in connection with the recent drive-by shooting in St. Paul’s which left three young men including an underage boy and two adult males wounded to their legs.
According to a spokesperson at the Police Public Relations Department, that individual was held yesterday (Monday).
This latest development in this criminal matter comes one week after 22-year-old Calvert Francis, 18-year-old Alvin Browne and a juvenile were attacked by gunmen on the night of Monday 7th January just after 9:00PM.
The next day (Tuesday), two individuals were arrested.
Reportedly, on the night in question, the three young men were sitting on a wall next to Lover’s Lane Alley when a car stopped next to them.
Two men exited the car and opened fire on them following which they ran down the alley in an effort to escape and got shot in the process.
Local authorities have applauded the efforts of officers who were on patrol in the area that night for having quickly responded in thwarting the gunmen’s attack.