Two charged in St. Pauls shooting

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 14th January, 2019, ( – Two men who have been in Police custody for several days have now been charged with Attempted Murder.

The incident occurred in the Village of St. Paul’s on 7th January, 2019, when the young men who were sitting on a wall were shot at by men who alighted from a vehicle that stopped nearby. The young men ran down an Alley, and each were shot in the legs in the process.

A police patrol unit heard the shots and were able to intervene and stop the attack. The attackers sped away in their vehicle, were later intercepted, but were able to escape capture when they fled on foot. By next day, Police disclosed that two men were being held in their custody in relation to the incident.

Police have disclosed the names of the two men as 29-year-old Maverick Tyson of Challengers Village and 26-year-old Kentab Tyson of West Farm Project. Each has been charged with three counts of Attempted Murder and one count each of Discharging a Firearm in a Public Place.

They were both charged on 11th January.

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