Man shot during armed robbery in stable condition

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BASSATERRE, St. Kitts — A man who was shot and injured during an armed robbery in Nevis is listed at the Alexandra Hospital as being in a stable condition.

Police received a report at about 2 a.m. on Saturday that someone was presented TO the Alexandra Hospital with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the face and arm. The individual, 35-year-old Keno Claxton of Clay Ghaut Estate, was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that sometime before midnight, Claxton went to a shop in Bath Village. Upon leaving the shop, sometime later, he walked to his vehicle and was accosted by two armed masked assailants. They demanded money. At some point during the robbery, Claxton was shot.

The scene was processed and items of evidential value were taken into Police custody. Investigations into the matter are ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident are being urged to call the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391 or their nearest Police Station.

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