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Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

The police have confirmed that two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who was fatally shot on Saturday evening [May 21] in the Crosslands Lane, Pembroke area. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that two men have been arrested and are in police custody... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

[Updated with video] The police are appealing to anyone who has information about the murder of Patrick Dill to please contact them, saying that “someone in the community knows the identity of the culprit[s] involved.” Mr. Dill — who is not believed to have any gang affiliations — was fatally shot on Saturday evening while he... Read more of this article

PLP Extends Condolences To Families

PLP Extends Condolences To Families

The Progressive Labour Party have extended condolences to the families impacted by last night’s [May 21] tragedies following the report of another road fatality, and of another young person falling victim to gun violence. Last night saw two people die in separate incidents, with a 26-year-old man killed in a shooting in Pembroke, while a 17-year-old... Read more of this article

Minister Extends Thoughts & Prayers To Families

Minister Extends Thoughts & Prayers To Families

[Updated] In the wake of two deaths last night, the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that as two families confront the tragedy of losing loved ones, “our thoughts and prayers must be with the families and friends who now mourn their loss.” Last night saw two people die in separate incidents, with a 26-year-old man killed in... Read more of this article

26-Year-Old Patrick Dill Dies After Shooting

26-Year-Old Patrick Dill Dies After Shooting

[Updated] Police have confirmed that a 26 year old man was shot tonight [May 21] in the area of Crossland Lane in Pembroke. His condition is unknown at this time. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 10.45pm Saturday night [May 21st, 2016], police attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at Crossland Lane in Pembroke.“Early... Read more of this article

Gunshots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

Gunshots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

Around 11:07pm on Tuesday [May 10], police responded to a report of gunshots fired in the Curving Avenue Pembroke area, and said that while it was forensically determined that shots were discharged, there were no reported injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:07pm on Tuesday 10th May, police responded to a report of gunshots fired in... Read more of this article

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

[Updating: Police confirm that at around 10.50pm tonight, a male shot over the southern end of the wall at BAA however, no one was injured. This happened at the very end of a First Division game.]At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Feb 6] police attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at a football game being played at BAA field... Read more of this article

Shooting Victim Not ‘Involved In Gang Activity’

Shooting Victim Not ‘Involved In Gang Activity’

The police have appealed for witnesses to the shooting that took place in Pembroke on January 22, and said “the victim, a 20-year-old man who we believe not to be involved in any gang activity, is making steady progress.” Following the shooting last month, the police said that “it appears that a 20-year-old Pembroke man was riding... Read more of this article

Court: Shantoine Burrows Charged With Murder

Court: Shantoine Burrows Charged With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 1], a 24-year-old man was charged with murdering Rickai Swan. Shantoine Prinston Burrows faced charges that, in Southampton on 23rd October 2015, he killed Mr Swan and unlawfully wounded and caused grievous bodily harm to Damiko Gibbons. He was also charged with using a firearm to commit the offences. As... Read more of this article

‘Over 200 Families Affected By Gun Violence’

‘Over 200 Families Affected By Gun Violence’

Crime Stoppers Bermuda is urging the public to take action, saying that “since September 2015, Bermuda has witnessed 18 confirmed firearms incidents in which one person has been shot dead and five persons have been seriously injured.” A spokesperson said, “If you include these incidents in recent crime statistics we see that since... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Friday’s Shootings

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Friday’s Shootings

[Updated with video] The police have appealed for witnesses following the two shootings on Friday, saying “we need you to be bold and come forward, the information you are in possession of, even though it may seem insignificant to you, may be the small tip that helps in solving these crimes.” At around 11.30am on Friday [Jan 22] a 20-year-old... Read more of this article

Column: Changing Our ‘Culture Of Violence’

Column: Changing Our ‘Culture Of Violence’

[Opinion column written by Ryan Robinson Perinchief] I vaguely remember the first of many shootings, back in 2003. I was 7 years old. For an island that previously was accustomed to about one murder every five years, the notion of someone being killed by a gun seemed almost apocalyptic. A national tragedy, everyone was sending broadcasts over Blackberry... Read more of this article

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