A police press release informs that the incident took place at about 8:45 a.m. and identified the injured man as Adrian Stapleton of Bath Village, Nevis. MiyVue.com understands that he resided somewhere in the Newtown area.
The release indicated that the young man was at the top of Neverson Street “when a masked gunman came from a vehicle and fired a number of shots at him”. He was struck in the upper portion of his back and also at the back of his right knee.
This media house understands that the injured man was transported to the hospital in an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vehicle. The police have said that the shooting victim is in stable condition and has been warded at the JNF.
“Members from the Criminal Investigations Department and the Special Services Unit responded to this report immediately…The scene was processed by officers from the Crime Scene Department and a number of items of evidential value were collected and taken into police custody for further analysis. There are no suspect(s) in custody at this time however investigations are ongoing.