Saturday 8 August, 2020

Security guard fatally shot during Balata gas station robbery

Loop News has confirmed with police sources that a Guardsman security guard has died after being shot during a robbery earlier today, October 18, 2019.

The shooting occurred during a robbery of a Balata gas station after 4 pm.

Reports are that masked men made off with cash as well as the victim's firearm.

The victim was taken to Victoria Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

This marks homicide number 38 for St Lucia in 2019.



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