[Updated] Today continues to be marred with violence, with the police confirming that a 25-year-old Devonshire man was injured tonight [Aug 23] in a shooting at a residence on Alexandra Road in Devonshire at approximately 9.40pm.
Police Chief Inspector Calvin Smith said, “This evening police responded to a shooting that took place at a residence on Alexandra Road in Devonshire at around 9.40pm. Details are still unfolding but a 25-year-old Devonshire man was shot and is presently being treated at King Edward Memorial Hospital.
“Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the Alexandra Road area around 9.30 to 9.40pm to please contact police on 295-0011 or the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-8477.”
Update: Chief Inspector Smith said that police believe a motorcycle may have been used in the incident and when questioned if this shooting may have had something to do with today’s fatal stabbing Mr Smith said, “we’re not ruling out anything but it’s too early to say at this time”.
Update 9.15am: The 25 year old man is presently in the ICU of KEMH listed in stable condition. Unofficial reports strongly indicate that the victim is not a gang member.
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