PHILIPSBURG:— An early morning shooting took place in the Belvedere area early this morning. Several police vehicles were seen heading to the area. SMN News understands that the some men ran through the home of someone that is well known in the Belvedere area as they shot Eddy Zinhagel someone that is well known to police. SMN News understands that the early morning shooting has the female homeowner very traumatized.
Eyewitnesses said that the victim just got released from prison and he is well known to police.
According to the information SMN News received the victim was transported to St. Maarten Medical Center and is currently undergoing emergency treatment, while the suspect escaped to the French side. It is further understood that the French authorities were informed of the wanted suspect.
SMN New will update this news item later today.
Source: St. Martin News Network Shooting in Belvedere — Police Investigating