UPDATED: Police investigation continues into Back Street Shooting

UPDATED: Police investigation continues into Back Street Shooting

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SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - A young man with the initials B.C. was found shot dead in a car in the vicinity of Back Street 171 around 8:30pm on Monday, May 16, 2022. This fatal shooting is under investigation by police.

Police Central dispatch received several calls about a man in a car showing no signs of life. Several patrols were dispatched to the scene along with an ambulance.

The police patrol found the man seated in a car with a gunshot wound. Paramedics attempted to administer first aid to the victim, however, it became apparent that he had succumbed to his injuries.

Back Street and several connecting alleys were closed due to the investigation.

Anyone who may have information about this fatal shooting is urged to contact the Police Force on +1 721 542 2222 ext. 204 or 205 or the free anonymous tip line 9300. You can also visit www.policesxm.sx to report crimes anonymously via the tip contact form or leave a private message via Facebook: Police Force of Sint Maarten - Korps Politie Sint Maarten.

ARCHIVED - MONDAY MAY 16 - SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The Police Dispatch received a call around 8.30pm Monday evening about a shooting incident on Back Street.

Upon the arrival of the Police, a male victim was found dead.

The Detectives and Forensics Unit are carrying out an investigation into what exactly transpired. Additional information will be forthcoming.

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