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Posted: Tuesday 20 September, 2022 at 3:01 PM

Man shot in thigh on Nevis

By: Staff Reporter,

    CHARLESTOWN, Nevis - POLICE on Nevis are investigating a shooting incident in which a man was shot to his thigh on Sunday (Sept. 18).


    The shooting victim’s name was given as Caldre Chapman of Gingerland.


    According to the police, preliminary investigations revealed that sometime after 8:00 p.m. on the day in question, Chapman had parked and exited his vehicle at a residence in Farms Estate when he was approached by a masked, armed assailant who began firing shots in his direction. 


    In an attempt to evade the gunman, Chapman began running but his assailant caught up with him and a struggle ensued between the two of them, which resulted in Chapman being struck in the head and a gunshot wound to his thigh. 


    The assailant then made good his escape and Chapman was transported to the Alexandra Hospital where he is warded in a stable condition. 


    Personnel from the Forensic Department processed the scene and collected items of evidential value.
    As investigations are ongoing, the police are urging anyone who might have information about this incident to contact to contact the Charlestown Police Station by dialling 469-5391, the the nearest police station or the Crime Hotline at 707.



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