St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN); A cricket match at the Cotton Ground Playing Field came to a tragic halt Sunday afternoon (Mar 26) when a young man was gunned down in front of witnesses.

Reports indicate that sometime around 4pm Rondell Chapman of Rawlins Village, Gingerland was on the field when two masked men rushed onto the grounds and opened fire, killing the young man on the spot.

Police responded to the scene and collected items of evidential value.

WINN FM understands the shooting disrupted a Cricket Association sanctioned match between Empire Cricket Club and Pioneers Cricket Club. Chapman, 23, was a player for Empire.

Police have reported recovering a firearm at the scene. The investigation continues.

This is the 5th homicide this year, two on Nevis and three on St. Kitts.

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