[Updated] Shots were fired earlier this evening [Nov.4] in the Southampton area. Details are limited at this time, however the police confirmed that no one has been injured and are expected to release a statement later this evening.
The past few weeks have seen a spike in firearm incidents. Last month there were at last five firearm incidents: two shootings with no injuries in Sandys, a shooting without injury in Smiths, a shooting without injury in Pembroke, and a fatal shooting in Devonshire.
Update 12.36am: A police spokesperson said: “Around 11pm on Sunday, November 4th police officers responded to reports of gunshots at an Eastdale Lane, Southampton residence. Forensic evidence found at the scene confirmed that a firearm had been discharged; however there were no reported injuries.
“Inquiries into this incident are ongoing and anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area around the time of this confirmed firearm incident is encouraged to contact the main police number on 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.”