Homicide at New Village.
About 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department were apprised of gunshots being fired at New Village, Castries.
The officers immediately proceeded to the location where they observed a young male seated on a bench under a shed in the area. He appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound. This individual was identified as 27 year old Joel “Willie” Nobal of New Village, Castries. Nobal was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical practitioner. A post mortemSt Lucia News : Post mortem results for 12 year old Kenichi Henry of Anse La Raye. Read more ... » examination on the bodySt Lucia News | Martin Joseph's Body found lifeless in Belmont, Dennery. Read more ... » is scheduled for a later date.
Subsequent to that incident, several shots were fired at a policeRSLPF Commissioner’s End of Year Address to the Nation (St Lucia News). Read more ... » officer who was in the vicinity of New Village.
One person is currently in police custody assisting with investigations.