UPDATE: One man injured in Massacre shooting

Police have confirmed that one man is currently nursing wounds at the Princess Margaret Hospital following a shooting incident at Massacre at about 6:30 p.m. last night.

According to Chief Prosecutor and Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Claude Weekes, the victim had to undergo surgery as a result of his injury.

Reports indicate that the incident occurred during an altercation.

Weekes informed Dominica News Online that one man is assisting police with investigations into the matter.

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  1. Barry from England
    September 5, 2015

    Me and my wife are coming to Dominica in December and are sorry for what has happened with the hurricane but reading about your problems with stupid gun crime really saddens us. This will stop tourists if it is not handled forcefully then the beautiful country you have will suffer. Come on politicians get it sorted,I can’t wait to visit, my first return since I last visited in 1969
    See you in December ………Barry

  2. August 22, 2014

    Ikr balance

  3. carimee
    September 11, 2011

    am suprise to hear about this gun business in dominica where it comes from the goverment needs to take some action to stop these young people it is a shame how my dominica get like that?

  4. first news to me,if it was grand-bay that happened it would have made it to bbc already..

  5. gina
    January 23, 2010

    Some of you all have alot to say but please know that the guy who was shot is my brother and he was a bit in a difficult but unstable situation and he wasn’t aware of what was happening at the time, his mind is sometimes far but i can say that, he is not a dangerous person he is kind and loving guy once you get to know him, the guy who shot him in in fact our cousin and he on the other hand was not happy about shooting my brother but i must say that when you are in this situation …..seeing that you are going to die, you have to take it on your own and defend yourself, he did just that, he defended himself and shot my brother to at least stop him from his-self……..People just know that no one is to be blamed for this …….As much as he is my brother and he is in the hospital, he needs to seek help before something else happens to him….

  6. just a thought
    January 22, 2010

    oh wow dominica in the shooting business too. I thought we were an exception to the gun violence…. what a shame. I hope witnesses talk and the culprit is hung to death or sentenced to life.. I doubt they will do any of that but a strong strong strong message needs to be sent to these fools

  7. Just giving my 2 cents
    January 22, 2010

    Leave massacre and it’s so called definition out it it- 1 shooting does not equate a Massacre ….. i have no idea what the deal is- but whatever the case- no dominican needs to have a gun – guns should be for the professionals not just anyone who hasn’t read the manual…

  8. Massacre
    January 22, 2010

    Balance you not easy hay hay you make me laugh.

    But for real what is going on in Massacre. Yes we know how our name came about, but that community is relatively peaceful; I mean everywhere has its twacas between neigbours and friends and families, but shooting? No man, something is wrong. That’s not the Massacre I grew up in at all.

    However if it is a thief gone to rob someone or as I am hearing self defence, then I feel no remorse whatsover for the idiot who got shot. Its time you all start respecting people and their property.

  9. game boy
    January 22, 2010

    all of all you wrong, dominicans go and get the facts of the incedent, by the way it was SELF DEFENCE THANK YOU.

    January 22, 2010



  11. Mary
    January 22, 2010

    The man had a right to defend his property, thieves has to be dealt with

  12. Bra
    January 21, 2010

    That villiage got it name because of a massacre that happened there long time ago.
    I hope the person that got shoot is OK and police get the shooter.
    God bless Dominica! Waitukubuli: Tall is her body! Keep it peaceful and free!

  13. Democracy Watching
    January 21, 2010

    When one trespasses on another’s property, a man has a right to defend his castle. Let us get the facts before jumping to conclusions.

  14. hisperan
    January 21, 2010


  15. Real dominican
    January 21, 2010

    well before we judge about gun this man in question had to use his gun to defend his self so this man should be dead. the man in question who shot the other guy has his license for his gun and is time that people respect other people

  16. high time
    January 21, 2010

    it is high time they send back tyani back in town come on man thats bleedy nonescence. that gun business have to stop one way or the other .
    young people in dominica think solving a problem have to be with a gun , some of them can hardly write their names but before any thing they are using a gun.wat they should do insted of using a gun why not going to some classes to learn to spell and write their names .

  17. January 21, 2010

    Eh is time for all those nonsense there to stop!year in year out is d same d*** stuupes.If all you want to gun down put all you a*** in texas or mexico nuh,we doh have place for man drawing gun on one another,stupes man!Dat is y i does always say those women throwing the wrong set of children.

  18. helpless
    January 21, 2010

    when d comissioner son shot greg why weekes didnt talk about it

  19. mouth of the south
    January 21, 2010

    well the name is massacre as in ‘valentine’s day massacre’,,,, so why be surprised lol

  20. $uper$aver
    January 21, 2010


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