15 November 2017
Contractor shot employee
By SNN staff
Police are investigating a shooting at a hotel construction site on Pigeon Island, Gros Islet.
Reports are that a construction worker, Lenny Pappius of Cacao, Babonneau, was allegedly shot in both legs by his employer, a contractor, according to law enforcement sources.
The shooting occurred at The Landings Hote construction site at about 11 a.m.
It is alleged that the shooting stemmed from a dispute over wages.
The employee is currently in stable condition at hospital.
His employer has been released from police custody without charge pending further investigations, a reliable source said.