Teenager dies after being shot at Gunn Hill, Lowmans Lwd.

The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 17-year-old Juwanie Roberts, a Labourer of Redemption Sharpes.

According to a police report, at about 12:45pm on Monday (May 25) the teen was walking along the Gun Hill public road, when he was allegedly approached by an unknown masked gunman. He was shot multiple times about his body.

He was taken to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) to nurse his injuries.

Roberts subsequently died at the MCHM on Tuesday (May 27).

Police are therefore seeking the assistance of the public in obtaining any information that will lead to the apprehension and prosecution of the offender in this matter.

Persons with information are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime at 1-784-456-1339 or the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at 1-784-456-1810 or any police officer or police station they are comfortable with.

All information will be dealt with confidentially.

Investigations are ongoing.