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Sandy Point Shooting Update: Two shot, one dead

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By: Staff Writer

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force report a fatal shooting incident in Sandy Point on October 06 has left one dead and one injured.

Officers were dispatched after receiving a report of gunshots being heard in the Crab Hill Area at about 2:15 p.m.

According to the police press release, upon arrival the motionless body of 35-year-old Elroy ‘Stanny’ Williams of Crab Hill, Sandy Point was found with what appeared to be several gunshot wounds about the body.

The Emergency Medical Service (EMS) was summoned, however Williams was unresponsive. The District Medical Officer visited the scene and pronounced Williams dead.

The other shooting victim has been identified as Steve Woodruff of Cleverly Hill, Sandy Point. When the police visited the Joseph N. France Hospital, he was found with a gunshot injury to his arm. According to the police, he was treated and discharged. Police Investigations so far have revealed that he was shot and injured during the same incident at Crab Hill.

The Police are making an appeal to anyone who might have any information in relation to this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 467-1887, 467-1888, or 662-3468 or their nearest Police Station. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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