St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) – Bernel Whyte, alias BJ,32, of Fort Thomas Road, has been identified as the young man who was fatally shot on March 27 at about 9 p.m. in the McKnight community.
According to a statement from the Police, officers responded to a report of a shooting incident and visited an alley between Central Fiennes Avenue and Upper Malone Avenue, McKnight, where they observed the motionless body of Whyte, who appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds about his body.
The Police shared that Whyte was in the company of a female inside his motor vehicle P4850 on Central Street when he was accosted by two masked gunmen who fired several shots at him and his female companion. He exited his vehicle and ran down Central Fiennes Avenue but was chased by the gunmen who shot him several times about his body. His female companion made good her escape and drove Mr Whyte’s vehicle to the Basseterre Police Station and made a report.
Whyte was pronounced dead at the scene by the District Medical Doctor, Dr Oduntan, at about 10:30 pm.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact the Violent Crime Unit at 467-1886. 1887 or 1888 or the Basseterre Police Station at 465-2241.