By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSTERRE, St.Kitts (Friday 16th November 2018)-A young man shot and injured  last night (15th November) in the East Basseterre community ran to the fire station for help, according to police.

Wounded is 25-year-old Kareem ‘Jun Jun’ Jeffers of Ponds Pasture who is currently warded at the Joseph N France General Hospital in a stable condition.

Local authorities say preliminary investigations so far have revealed that at about 7 PM, Jeffers was riding his bicycle in the Pond Extension area when someone fired gunshots at him.

Reportedly, he sustained a gunshot injury to his back and ran to the fire station where he was transported to the hospital by the Emergency Medical Service.

It has also been revealed that the area at Pond Extension was searched and items of evidential value were taken into custody by members of the Crime Scene Unit who processed the scene.

Police are making an appeal to anyone who might have any information in relation to this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) at 467-1887, 467-1888, or 662-3468 or their nearest Police Station. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.