Information disseminated by the police reveals that about 4:20 a.m., “unknown person(s) broke and entered the dwelling house of 39-year-old Leroy ‘Jackie’ Hanley at his Shadwell Estate home.”
It further explains that having gained access to the house, the armed individual(s) opened fire upon Hanley while he was in his bed, shooting him multiple times. This publication understands that he was shot mainly in the abdomen area. It is also understood that other occupants may have been in the house when the incident occurred.
The injured man was transported to the Joseph N. France General Hospital where he – MiyVue.com understands – underwent emergency surgery.
His current condition, however, is not yet known, however, the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has indicated that it is making investigations into the incident and that they are currently in search of “two persons of interest”.