12 May 2003

American Samoan police investigate fatal shooting in Leone

1:04 pm on 12 May 2003

Police in American Samoa are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in his thirties in the village of Leone.

Reports say the shooting followed an argument and a fist fight between a group of men near a church facility after they had been drinking.

Police have declined to comment on the incident.

The man alleged to have fired the shot is in police custody while others are being questioned.