December 04, 2023, Kingstown: Members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) have launched investigations into four (4) shooting incidents over the weekend which have resulted in the killing of two (2) persons.
Preliminary information indicates that on Saturday, December 02, 2023, about 7:20 a.m., Deejay Howard, a 29-year-old labourer of Edinboro, and Allando Guy, a 35-year-old labourer of the same address were attacked by an assailant and shot about their bodies. The victims were transported to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. Guy later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead about 11:11 a.m. by a medical doctor. Howard is in stable condition at the MCMH.
About 10:50 a.m. later the said day, Jovica Gaymes, a 28-year-old labourer of Layou was walking through the old Cemetery in “”Cashville, Layou when he was accosted by an assailant and shot multiple about his body. Gaymes was transported to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCHM). He was treated and is reported to be in stable condition.
The fourth (4) shooting occurred on Sunday December 03, 2023, about 7:25 a.m. in Belmont. The victim is Demron Delpesche, a 31-year-old labourer of Belmont. At the time of the shooting, Delpesche was walking along the Belmont Public Road when he was attacked by an armed assailant(s). Delpesche was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical doctor.
A postmortem examination will be conducted on the bodies to ascertain the cause of death.
The Crime Scene Unit of the RSVGPF processed the crime scenes and retrieved several pieces of exhibit.
The RSVGPF extends condolences to everyone who is negatively affected by these incidents.
Anyone with information that can assist with these investigations is encouraged to call 999/911, the Officer in charge of South Western Division at 1-784-458-7229, the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at 1-784-456-1810, the Officer in charge of South Central Division at 1-784-458-4200, or any police station or police officer you are comfortable speaking with.
If You See Something, Say Something! Do not cover up for the criminals. Work with the Police and share any information that you may have. Together, we can prevent crime, arrest and prosecute criminals, and make our communities safer.
All information received would be treated confidentially. Investigations into the cases are ongoing.