Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 18, 2017 (RSCNPF): A 25-year-old man is in stable condition at the J.N.F. Hospital after being shot several times at about 3:25a.m. Saturday (October 18) morning.
Shot and injured is Darren “Bookie” Caines of St. Pauls. Preliminary investigations have revealed that Caines and his younger brother were traveling in a car when it got a flat tyre in Saddlers. They stopped to fix the tyre. Upon completion, an unknown gunman came and shot Caines multiple times. They proceeded to the Dieppe Bay Police Station and reported the incident. Caines was bleeding profusely. They then proceeded to the Pogson Medical Center in Sandy Point, and Caines was later transported to the J.N.F. Hospital in Basseterre where he underwent emergency surgery.
In August, Caines, who was a customs officer at the time, was one of four men arrested and charged for possession of two guns and more than 30 rounds of ammunition. He is presently out on bail.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Dieppe Bay Police Station at 465-7261 or their nearest police station.