Police in Nevis were called into action early Tuesday morning (New Year’s Day), in response to a shooting incident that has left one man dead. It is understood that a man was shot at least three times this morning, just after 5:00am.
Police has identified the victim as 22 year old Alex Thompson, who at the time was residing at Bath Village, Nevis. Some reports have indicated however that Thompson was originally from St. Kitts but is known to be a frequent visitor to Nevis.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of the popular beach bar, Sunshine’s.
More details will be provided as details come to hand but authorities are asking for the help of the public and are urging residents who may have information, to call Crime Stoppers, at 1 800 8477. They advise that members of the public do not have to provide their names and a financial reward may be applicable.