One man is dead after being shot this afternoon. The incident occurred about 1:00 pm on the corner of Broglie and Brazil streets. Witnesses say the deceased and another man were walking along Broglie Street when a gunman opened fire on the two, one escaped unhurt.
What was an ordinary day in downtown Castries was interrupted by the sound of gunshots that sent people scurrying for cover. The intended targets appeared to be two men walking along Broglie Street. One of the men collapsed under the hail of bullets while the other escaped. Once the shooting stopped, shoppers and store owners emerged from their cover to find the motionless as the motionless body lying on the sidewalk.
One man was of the opinion that better conflict resolution skills is the answer to the problem.
Investigations into this fatal shooting are ongoing.