ST.LUCIA: Shooting leaves one dead, one injured

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A shooting in Dennery Wednesday night left one man dead and another nursing gunshot wounds in hospital, police say.

The shooting occurred at Austin Hill, Derniere Riviere at around 8:20pm, police say.

The dead man has been identified by law enforcement as 37 year old Elisheus Swanson.

Swanson was seated near a tree when he was shot in the chest area, law enforcement sources tell St Lucia Times.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear.

Another man was also injured in the incident.

40-year old Desir Jeremy was transported to Victoria Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right shoulder, according to emergency officials. His condition is unknown.

No arrests have been made in this case. Police investigations are continuing.

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