Philipsburgh, St.Maarten (September 4th 2016):- On Sunday September 4th shortly after midnight the St.Maarten Police Emergency Dispatch received several calls about gunshots being fired on the Soursap road in Sint Peters. Immediately several police patrols, Paramedics, Detectives and Forensic Department were sent to the scene to investigate what had taken place. On the scene the investigating officers located a man lying on the street next to his car. The victim was bleeding from gunshot wounds and not showing any signs of life. Immediately the area was closed off and a crime scene was established. Forensic Department was sent to the scene to collect evidence and Detectives were speaking to potential witnesses.
The identity of the victim is Alrico Dolphin aka Rico, he is the son calypsonian Mighty Arrow. Who is responsible for the shooting and why is still unknown.
This the last LIVE Facebook Video he made on Sept 3 around 7:30PM. Here you can see Rico and an unknown friend chilling as he stated in the video post.
The investigation has just started and more details are not available at this time. As these details become available the media will be informed.