MARIGOT/COLE BAY - On Wednesday April 8th, 2015, at approximately 10.30 p.m. Detectives from the St. Maarten Police Force visited the L.C. Fleming Medical Center in Marigot, to gather information involving a 51-year old man who reported himself to the hospital with gunshot wounds.
The investigation carried out by the Gendarmes indicated that the shooting possibly occurred on the Dutch side of the island at which time the Detectives from the Dutch side also got involved in the investigation.
It is still unclear where the incident actually happened. The Forensic and the Detective Department of the St. Maarten Police Force started their investigation in the vicinity of Port de Plaisance, based on the information they have gathered. The French Forensic Department is also conducting their investigation on the French side of the island.
Both the victim and a 43-year old female witness will be interrogated by the Detective Department of the St. Maarten Police Force. The police are still looking for other witnesses who might have heard or seen anything in relation to this possible shooting. The incident probably took place between Well Road in Cole Bay and Port de Plaisance on April 8th, 2015 just before 10.30 p.m.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please come forward and report this to the Detective Department of the St. Maarten Police Force. You can also call our (anonymous) tip line on #9300. (Police Force Sint Maarten)