3 Gunshots in 5 Days: Gunshots Again Today

March 17, 2010

Marking the third report of gunshots in less then a week, gunshots were fired at approximately 5:15pm today on Curving Avenue in Pembroke.  Two men drove through the area on a bike and one opened fire.

In a truly disturbing scene, it has been reported that a number of young children were playing outside at the time of the shooting.

Police attended the scene a short time later and conducted a thorough search of the vicinity. Forensic evidence found suggested that a firearm had been discharged; however no one reported being injured.

Area on Curving Avenue where the shooting took place

Approximate area on Curving Avenue where the shooting took place

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This latest incident marks the third report of gunfire in only five days. Yesterday, there was a gun fired in the Somerset area, and on Saturday morning a 16 year old was shot at a late night function at Bermuda College.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information in this incident to contact the Serious Crime Unit on 299-8115 or the independent 24 hour confidential Crime Stoppers Bermuda hotline on 800-8477. In addition, anyone with any information can send an anonymous tip via the Crime Stoppers Bermuda website at crimestoppers.bm

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