RCI St. Lucia
posted on November 16, 2017 08:26
An employer who shot a construction worker on the job on Wednesday has been released without charge pending further investigation.
Police have opened an investigation into the incident that occurred 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 Hotel 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.