POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL SHOOTING IN NEVIS

 

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 30, 2018 (RSCNPF): Police Officers in Division ‘C’ (Nevis) are currently investigating a shooting incident which left one (1) person fatally wounded. This occurred on July 29, 2018 in Charlestown.

Investigations so far have revealed that at about 9:20 p.m., 28-year-old Evanson Smith-Bartlette of Stewart Williams Drive (formerly Pump Road) was about to drive out of his gate when he was attacked and shot by a lone gunman. He succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

The Police understand that the assailant might have fled the scene in a white or silver motor car which sped up the street towards the bypass road. The public’s assistance is being solicited. If there is anyone who might have seen anything suspicious in the area, saw the vehicle or has any other information in relation to this matter, you are being urged to contact the Violent Crime Unit in Nevis by dialing 662-7057 or by contacting your nearest Police Station.

One person was taken into Police custody Sunday night to assist with investigations.

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