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Police Arrest Man in Smith Bay Shooting
October 5, 2008
Police on St. Thomas are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Smith Bay area Friday, October 3 at approximately 9 pm.
According to the initial report uniformed police identified themselves as officers and approached an individual. The individual reached into the area of his waist, retrieved a firearm and began firing at officers. There was an exchange of gunfire between the individual and police. The suspect ran and was pursued and captured by police. He sustained one gunshot to the leg and was transported to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center.
The suspect, Kenneth Augustin, a native of Dominica living in Estate Frydendahl, was arrested and charges with Assault First Degree and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm.