St Lucia police kill 4 robbers in gunfight

The vehicle reportedly used by the robbers. Photo credit: Leo Evans, St. Lucia Star

Police shot and killed four men yesterday after they robbed a business enterprise in Vieux Fort, south of here.

Police said that the men from the capital, Castries, had engaged them in a gun battle while trying to flee the area.

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44 Comments

  1. anon
    July 7, 2011

    killing only begets more killing, remember the person u kill have a son, daugther, brother i dont agree with robbery, and i understand that the police have a duty to protect their life on the job, but people dont take pleasure in killing… especially the police…u shouldnt have that kind of joy for killing someone, there is definately something wrong with that to me…

  2. Well....
    June 9, 2011

    i agree wit him…wen dey giv trouble shoot da modaf*****!!!

  3. BUSTER
    May 31, 2011

    i agree

  4. hmmmmm
    May 9, 2011

    them need to send some of them lucci police to tola so much robbies up here and no capture

  5. kelvin
    May 8, 2011

    why DA is getting so bad so

    LORD help us !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Retard
      May 9, 2011

      Can’t u read; who said anything about dominica.

      St Lucia ok not dominica

      • Law Enforcement
        May 9, 2011

        U can see our ppl dont take their time to read before they make comments.

      • Muslim_always
        May 9, 2011

        That’s the state of many Dominicans, once the news is posted on DNO it’s Dominica :-D

        We do not have a critical mind as a people that’s why Chinese will own Dominica soon :-D

      • laughing
        May 16, 2011

        jokes :lol: they always want to put their country down.j-Ass

    • Rachel
      May 9, 2011

      Kelvin, did I miss something when I read the article? I don’t see what your comment about DA have to do with the story. Enlighten me please!

      I suppose the police had to defend themselves. As you sew, so shall you reap.

  6. PATRIOT
    May 8, 2011

    kEEP UP THE GOOD WORK GUYS

  7. COP, Dominica
    May 8, 2011

    I will soon be sending our incompetent police officers from DA to get trained in SL.

  8. Anonymous
    May 8, 2011

    Do to others as You would liked them do to You. There is a saying: (in creole) Robbers do not like robbers, a robber would kill every day to protect is or her stolen treasure, Well I will do to you as you would do to me. Stay off my property!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. %
    May 7, 2011

    Thumbs up to the police !!!!!!

  10. Anthony P. Isamel
    May 7, 2011

    Great! One hundred days for the thieves and only one day for law enforcement.

    • gyalis
      May 9, 2011

      That should be 99 days for the thief and 1 day for law enforcement. Good work officers

  11. Beggs
    May 7, 2011

    Good Job Police. Now I see all you working for your money. People are being terrorized in their own homes. Thats a warning to the next robber or murder, you commit the crime then face DEATH! No more mercy. WE ARE FED UP WITH CRIMINALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Sphynx
    May 7, 2011

    Sometimes you are forced to go to Mosaic law:eye for eye,tooth for tooth.some people too hardhead and badboy.killing is wrong,but depriving someone of his hard-earned property,is definitely WRONG.respect your neighbor and covet not what is his.fire on the bandits.

  13. mrs faith
    May 7, 2011

    stealing, robbing is wrong but also KILLINGis definately wrong . remember thou shall not kill!!!!!!!

  14. carib child
    May 7, 2011

    Wow, couldn`t they have come together to do something useful. Like forming a construction group. Was the vehicle in question a stolen one. St. Lucians make sunday an ordinary working day and look what is happening; more crime and killings in the country. We definitely need to pray more………

  15. police officer
    May 7, 2011

    thats very good work by the police .they caught the criminals,the proteted the public and the enforced the law,no one is above the law,well done officers.i am pround to be a police officer

    • Anonymous
      May 8, 2011

      You must be a real illiterate officer. Learn to read and type Sir!!!

      • April 18, 2017

        anonymous u must learn to understand what people write also. if i shoot four armed robbers its obviously that we caught them first and then they were killed after. in order to kill somebody u first have to catch them…so i dont think the officer said nothign wrong is just u misunderstand the concept of how he used the word caught

  16. good
    May 7, 2011

    good work officers let the thieves and binladne be in the same place

  17. GIRL
    May 6, 2011

    GOOD JOB COPS. THESE BANDITS JUST WANT TO LIVE EASY ON PEOPLE HARD WORKED
    EARNED BELONGS. BANDITS WILL THINK TWICE BEFORE BREAKING INTO PEOPLE
    BUSINESS

  18. Magwaysar
    May 6, 2011

    Its time!!!

  19. Mr Sout City
    May 6, 2011

    That was extra judicial killings, I don’t care what the police them say. stealing is wrong, but so is killing. I wonder if these young men had better opportunities if they you be commuting crimes.

  20. legit
    May 6, 2011

    sh*t happens when you take risks without knowing the consequences.

  21. Independant not dependent
    May 6, 2011

    That’s good. Arrest and proscecute is a waste of time. Its excecution time.

  22. Envar
    May 6, 2011

    Thats four that will not rub and kill again

  23. Dr Love.
    May 6, 2011

    May their soul R.I.P. the same thing goes on regardless of what country we come from disregard for law and order bring about the same result. Some times I wonder why the bad guys and girls talk the talk and when the full weight of the law is applied they all run in an effort to flee. Again people crime does not pay, and no one can over come that by acting bad. Can you imagine the world badest man tried to use a woman to shield himself? now thats a cowardly act. Hope that send a real message to all those concern.

  24. Channel 1
    May 6, 2011

    Continue to hunt down these vagabond elements of society like they ought to be hunted!!!

  25. aye
    May 6, 2011

    if that happen in da all we would hear is police investigating the escape of 4 robbers and carette would say he will contact arsonist to investigate. lol

  26. Just
    May 6, 2011

    St.Lucia /Jamaica–extrajudical justice is the order of the day. It seems like the police are avenging the kiining of one of their own a few months ago.

    Black man killing black man…call that progress people.

    • RUSSKIITOM
      May 6, 2011

      before you parade yourself as a fool for all to see, i strongly suggest that you get your facts straight!!!!!!!!! yet another senseless statement from another person who refuses to inform himself!!!!!!!!!!!

    • pinna
      May 7, 2011

      You must tell black man..don’t rob black man.Your statement is so disgusting.We need law and order.No longer is society safe,because of these people and for you to say that..i think you would hide them if they were to come to you.choose your words carefully and wisely.When black man rob black man,that is your progress.Uh-huh.

  27. serious
    May 6, 2011

    well done police. thumbs up. glad all of your officers are ok. robbers take stock. you’ll be gone for your foolish acts.

  28. Not so nice
    May 6, 2011

    All that in it… get rid of those bandits man shate! They are a menace to everywhere!

  29. The truth
    May 6, 2011

    No complaints. If they want to kill then defend yourself. Wrong and strong. little St Lucia, I don’t know if they think they can jump state lines or something

  30. Arnold
    May 6, 2011

    somebody got owned… LOL

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