A man has been murdered over the weekend in St. Kitts and Nevis.

This brings the murder toll up to 22 for 2017.

Mr. Theon Audain was shot multiple times while standing on the corner of Wigley Avenue and Union Street at approximately 11.30pm on Saturday November 25.

It is unknown at this stage whether it was one or more perpetrators.

“Mr. Audain was struck multiple times about the body and died at the scene,” a police statement said.

Police have confirmed forensic investigators have processed the scene and taken items to be used in the investigation.

Three juveniles are in policy custody currently assisting with investigations.

Mr. Audain’s murder comes only a week after businessman Mr. Lincoln Liburd was shot dead in Gingerland, Nevis.