Sunday 26 May, 2019

Man shot in early morning Grande Riviere police raid

Police report that a Grande Riviere operation conducted earlier this morning, Thursday, May 16, 2019, resulted in the recovery of a gun, ammunition, and drugs, as well as four arrests. Police say that one of the individuals in custody sustained gunshot wounds during apprehension.

A Warrant to Search for Property was executed upon a residence at Grande Riviere, Gros Islet at about 5:30 am. During the conduct of the search, one nine (9) millimeter (mm) Beretta pistol, fourteen (14) rounds of ammunition and a quantity of illicit drugs were recovered.

The suspect with gunshot injuries is currently admitted at the Victoria Hospital in stable condition. Charges are expected to be laid shortly.

Further information regarding the progress of this operation will be made available at the soonest.

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