Man shoots girlfriend and fleesPOSTED: 10/4/12 12:40 PM
St. Maarten – Yesterday morning around 9.25 a.m. a woman got injured in a shooting incident at her home on the A.T. Illidge Road in the vicinity of Richardson drive in Dutch Quarter. The victim, I.M. was shot by her boyfriend S.M. in her right thigh.
Paramedics treated the woman whom they found lying on the floor in her house, before taking her to the St. Maarten Medical Center for further treatment.
Officers on the spot learned from witnesses that the shooter had fled in the direction of Belvedere. Up to press time he had not been apprehended yet.
The forensic department came to the scene to collect evidence.