By: Spokesman Newsroom
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Thursday 17th January 2019)-Two persons have been taken into police custody in relation to a shooting incident that occurred earlier today (Thursday 17 January 2019) in the St. Peter’s community involving the son of a former Speaker of the National Assembly.
Wounded is Marlon Martin who is believed to be his early to mid 20s.
Information reaching this media house indicates that the injured young man is the son of former House Speaker Curtis Martin.
Police say the incident took place at about 7:45 AM at Stapleton Garden.
Investigations so far have revealed that Martin received injury to his feet while driving along a road in the area.
He was treated at and discharged from the Joseph N France General Hospital.
Martin’s vehicle was also damaged.
Residents in the area claim to have heard at least seven (7) shots fired.
Images of the damaged vehicle being circulated via social media shows what appeared to be over four bullet holes including to the windshield.
Persons with information in relation to this incident are asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) at 467-1887, 467-1888, or 662-3468 or the crime hotline at 707.
Investigations are ongoing.