St. Maarten Backstreet shooting suspect arrestedPOSTED: 09/18/15 12:38 PM
St. Maarten – Police have made an arrest in the Backstreet shooting which took place on Sunday August 16. At 8 p.m. 45-year-old Donovan Mc’Curdy was shot seven times by the suspect, a 24-year-old man, who is now in police custody.
The shooting took place in the area of Old Street in the Back street. The victim managed to run to the police station where he collapsed. Ambulance personnel were called and the victim was taken to the medical center. Public Prosecutor Karola van Nie confirmed yesterday that the victim is out of the hospital and that a 24-year-old suspect is in custody.
The reason behind the shooting is still under investigation. The prosecutor is calling on the public to assist with the investigation with any information they might have. Contact 542-2222 and ask for the detective department or call the tip line on 9300.