PHILIPSBURG–Police responded to an incident on St. Peters Road in the vicinity of Boasman Apartment on Wednesday at approximately 12:30am. Initial reports indicated that there had been a shooting incident. On the scene the investigating officers learnt that no shooting had taken place. The victim, who at the time was still on the scene and was severely under the influence of alcohol, stated that he had not been shot, but had been ill-treated by another man with an unknown object. The victim said he would seek medical attention and then file an official report.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/68238-olice-respond-to-false-shooting-claim