Villa Resident Killed

According to the police, 23 year old Alonzo Kydd of Villa died after he received bullets to his head and abdomen that occurred in Villa last night.

The police said based on reports, the shooting took place around 10 pm just a few hundred yards before gap that leads to the Community College.

Last night’s incident follows a shooting which occurred in Questelles during the early hours of yesterday morning, in which Questelles Resident “Kimani Williams” received a gunshot to his left side.

Kimani Williams is currently a patient at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.

The Police are continuing investigation into the circumstances surrounding both incidents.

Meanwhile, the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force said the nation has recorded thirty-four murders for 2016 and this is an issue of major concern throughout the country.

Ronald Hadaway, Acting Commissioner of Police said twenty seven of these murders involved firearms and they are making every effort to address this issue.

He said they will not sit down and allow St. Vincent and the Grenadines to become a lawless country and they are making every effort to address the increase in gun related killings.

Collin John, Deputy Commissioner of Police, also stated that they know who the major players in the current crime spiral are and they are using all of their resources to have this issue addressed.

Ruth Jacobs, Superintendent in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), said it is important that members of the public assist the police in their investigations.

While, Frankie Joseph, Assistant Commissioner of Police in Charge of Crimes reassures members of the public that their identities will remain anonymous if they come forward with information that can help the police solve crimes.