Police Investigating Cane Grove Shooting

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The Royal SVG Police Force has launched an investigation into a recent shooting incident to have occurred here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Reports are that a 44-year-old female Sales Representative of Cane Grove, Buccament was on her way home from work on Saturday February 1st, 2020, when she was shot.

According to a police report, the victim was approached by an unknown male assailant armed with a gun. The assailant robbed her of a quantity of cash and cheques and in the process shot her in the left side of her neck.

The victim was subsequently rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital for medical attention. She was treated and discharged and is reportedly in a stable condition.

The Police is therefore seeking the assistance of any person(s) with information relating to this incident that can lead to the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s). Persons are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police i/c Crimes at telephone number 1-784-456-1339 or the officer in charge of the South Western Division at 1-784-458-7329 or any police officer or police station they are comfortable with. The police assures the public that all information will be treated with strict confidentiality.

This incident is one of recent violence-based crimes that have involved female victims. The Unity Labour Party on Tuesday (Feb. 4), issued a statement calling for the end to all violence.