The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force have confirmed that 61-year-old Clyde Clarke of Challengers was shot and injured at his home sometime around midnight.
Investigations so far have revealed that sometime after midnight on Friday, Clarke was in his outside kitchen when a lone gunman entered the premises and shot at him. He received a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Clarke was transported to the Joseph N France General Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.
The 61-year-old is currently warded in a stable condition.
Persons with information regarding this matter are urged to contact the Violent Crime Unit by dialing 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468, their nearest Police Station or the Crime Hotline at 707 where information can be given anonymously. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.