Reports indicate that the gunmen entered the hospital at around 7:30pm looking for the young man, at which time they open fire hitting him several times in the body.
This incident created chaos at the hospital as persons in the area all scampered for cover as shots rang out in the normally peaceful hospital area.
Miyvue.com understands that the young man may have been tracked from the Basseterre area and made his way into the Accident and Emergency unit of the hospital in hope of eluding the men at which time the gunmen opened fire behind him creating a scene of chaos.
The gunmen after firing made good their escape as the police who would usually man the area, was not on scene at the time of the incident.
This publication understands too that the hospital compound is easily accessible from various points which may be a serious security threat to patients and staff of the institution.
As police continue their investigations, more details will be provided as they come to hand.