On Monday December 23, 2019 just two days before Christmas the community of Anse Ger was under the spotlight of a fatal shooting. Gunshots rang out in the Anse Ger gap between the hours of 9 and 10 a.m. following which the body of 26 year-old Nicholas Jn Baptiste laid lifeless on the hot concrete in-font of one of the popular hangout spots in the area.
Residents in the area reported that this incident was as a result of an ongoing feud in the area. Jn Baptiste was in the vicinity when the shooting occurred. His mother who was on the scene told GVD News that she was at a loss for words.
The homicide rate in St Lucia is presently at 19.27% Per 100K Population.