“Mentally ill” man wounded after confrontation with police

By Admin Updated 6:09 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2023, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

A man who police have described as mentally ill was wounded today (April 13) after confrontation with the police.

According to a press release from the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force – Police at the Questelles Police Station received a report of a mentally ill man pelting stones at persons and vehicles at Rillan Hill Public Road.

As a result, a party of men were dispatched to the scene.

Dwayne Moses, a 25-year-old Rillan Hill resident, was met at the Rillan Hill Public Road with stones in his hands and behaving in a very aggressive manner. The Police attempted to restrain Mr. Moses and in the process, he was shot in his leg.

He was transported to the Buccament Polyclinic for medical treatment before being transferred to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH), where he is currently a patient.

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