Man held for Barbuda shooting

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A building contractor is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation into a shooting incident in Barbuda, Sunday afternoon.
It is alleged that James St John of Upper Gambles and one of his employees, James Elliott of #3 Cassada Gardens, got into an argument over outstanding monies owed to Elliott for working on Barbuda.
It is further alleged that St John, who was armed with a 9mm pistol, shot Elliott in his mouth.
The victim was transported to Mount St. John Medical Centre, where he is reported to be in stable condition.
The police have since retrieved the firearm, among other evidential items, as investigations continue into the matter.

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