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The sound of gunfire broke the early morning silence at Hospital Rd today after intruders broke into the house of a sleeping couple in that area.

Police report that investigations have opened into the latest incident where two unknown individuals entered the home and proceeded toward the bedroom where Liana James Andrew McVane lay sleeping and fired two shots at them.

While the shooting incident was not fatal, James was shot in the right breast and arm while her boyfriend sustained a wound to the side of his back.

This morning’s shooting is the fourth so far to have occurred in the Hospital Road Faux a Chaud area between June and July.

Last month 27-year-old Shervon Chris Alexis aka “Chunky” of Faux-A-Chaud, Castries was shot on June 11, 2014 while he sat near the entrance of his house at Faux-A-Chaud.

Meanwhile, 30-year-old Vinton “Tanny” Clement of Faux-A-Chaud, Castries, was also shot in Faux-A-Chaud on Saturday, July 11th. Charges have since been laid against 19-year-old, Akim George of Hospital Road, Castries, for the killing

A teenaged youth is also among those who have fallen victim to gun violence in the Faux a Chaud area. 15-year-old Christopher Henry aka Simon of Hospital Road was shot in the leg on Tuesday, July 22 while walking with a friend along Inner Relief Road.
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