Marigot:--- The suspect that shot and killed a 28 year old Dominican man on May 22 2011, managed to flee from St. Martin confirmed the Gendarmerie in a press release. The Gendarmerie also confirmed that the killing was drug related.
Shortly after the shooting, the suspect fled the scene in a car with two other persons inside the vehicle.
The Gendarmes said they have identified the suspect and they issued an international warrant for his arrest as they began a judiciary investigation. The judiciary police arrested the two other persons that were in the vehicle when the suspect fled but they were subsequently released. The victim Peterson Cuffy succumbed to his injuries at the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital shorting after he was shot in the center of Sandy Ground.