Glen man succumbs to gunshot wounds; SVG records 12th homicide for 2021

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Shane Cabral, a 24 year old labourer of Glen.

The shooting incident occurred at about 9:06pm on Wednesday (April 21).

Preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased, who reportedly goes by the alias ‘Ranka’,  was in an area of Glen when he was approached and shot multiple times by two (2) unknown masked gunmen.

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Shane Cabral (Deceased)

Officers stationed at the Calliaqua Police Station were informed and they visited the scene. Upon arrival, the deceased was met motionless and unresponsive with what appeared to be gunshot wounds about his body. The District Medical Officer (DMO) was summoned and pronounced the body dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body of the deceased.

The motive surrounding the shooting incident is unknown at the moment.

Cabral’s death marks the twelfth homicide for the year 2021.

Persons with information pertaining to this investigation are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Crimes at 1784-456-1339 or the officer in charge of South Central Division at 1784-458-4200 or the officer in charge of the Major Crime Unit at 1784-456-1810 or 1784-4571211 ext 216, 220 or any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable with. All information will be treated confidentially.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.