Loaded gun found near body of murdered man

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Charlestown, Nevis – St. Kitts and Nevis Police said Saturday a loaded gun was found near the body of Jamie Chapman who was murdered Friday night.
Another person was injured in the incident which took place at Clay Ghaut about 9:45 p.m.
Police enquiries led to the home of Kimron Lawrence, a 32-year-old Chicken Stone resident where they found the lifeless body of 19-year-old Chapman lying in the yard with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.
“One Ruger revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition and one spent shell were found on the scene next to the body,” the police statement said.
Police found Lawrence in a room in the house with what appear to be a gunshot wound to his leg.
Chapman was pronounced dead by the District Medical Officer who visited the scene and odered the removal of the body.
Lawrence was transported to the Alexandra Hospital by the Emergency Medical Service where he is currently warded and being treated for his injury.
Police said investigations into the matter are ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391, 469-5392 or their nearest police station.
Photo of Jamie Chapman

 

FATAL SHOOTING INCIDENT IN CHICKEN STONE BEING INVESTIGATED

Basseterre, St. Kitts, (RSCNPF): On Friday, June 01, a report of a shooting at Clay Ghaut, Nevis was received at the Charlestown Police Station at about 9:45 p.m.

Police responded and enquiries led them to the home of Kimron Lawrence (32 years old) in Chicken Stone. When they arrived, they found the lifeless body of 19-year-old Jamie Chapman of Clay Ghaut lying in the yard with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. One Ruger Revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition and one spent shell were found on the scene next to the body. Inside the house, they found Lawrence in a room with what appear to be a gunshot wound to his leg.

The District Medical Officer visited the scene and pronounced Chapman dead. Lawrence was transported to the Alexandra Hospital by the Emergency Medical Service where he is currently warded and being treated for his injury.

Police investigations into the matter are ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to call the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391, 469-5392 or their nearest police station.