BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A shooting incident in Lower Monkey Hill is being investigated by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) who have ruled the matter as an attempted murder.

RSCNPF received information regarding a shooting incident at about 12:40 a.m. on Nov.8. Officers visited the scene and the JNF Hospital. At the hospital they met 32-year-old Ian Pemberton with multiple gunshot wounds about the body. Preliminary investigations have revealed that Pemberton was inside a building on the premises where his car wash business is located when an unknown armed assailant approached the building and fired a number of gunshots at him. Pemberton was shot several times about the body. He was transported to the JNF Hospital where he is listed as being in a stable condition.

RSCNPF has appealed to anyone who might have any information in relation to this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 467-1887, 467-1888, or 662-3468 or their nearest Police Station. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.