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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

20-Year-Old Shooting Victim Airlifted Off Island

20-Year-Old Shooting Victim Airlifted Off Island

The 20-year-old male shooting victim has been air-ambulanced off island for medical treatment, the police said, adding that the investigation is on going.Following the shooting on Friday [Jan 22], the police said , “It appears that a 20-year-old Pembroke man was riding his motorcycle turning on to Overview Hill when two males on another motorcycle... Read more of this article

Opposition Speaks Out On Recent Gun Crimes

Opposition Speaks Out On Recent Gun Crimes

Following the recent armed robbery at the Van Buren Gas Station and the shooting incidents on North Shore, Pembroke and Court Street, the PLP said the “amount of violence committed over the past two months is unacceptable, and we stand together with every Bermudian and all residents in absolute condemnation of these acts.” Shadow Minister... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Shooting In Court Street Area

Police Confirm Shooting In Court Street Area

[Updated: In what marks the second shooting today, shots were fired in the Court Street area at just past 7.00pm this evening. Police said "two males on foot were chasing a man through Court Street then onto Angle Street with a firearm."]At sometime around 7.00pm this evening [Jan 22] there were reports of what sounded like gunshots in the Court... Read more of this article

Man Riding Motorcycle Shot In Pembroke

Man Riding Motorcycle Shot In Pembroke

[Updating: Police confirm that at around 11.30am today, a 20-year-old man riding a motorcycle on North Shore Road was shot by another individual/s on a motorcycle, with the suspects then fleeing the scene on a motorcycle. The victim was taken to the hospital where he is presently listed in serious condition in the ICU .]At sometime around 11.30am... Read more of this article

Shooting Victim Out Of ICU, In Stable Condition

Shooting Victim Out Of ICU, In Stable Condition

The 37-year-old man shot on Happy Valley Road on Saturday evening is out of the ICU and on a general ward where he is listed in stable condition, and Officers from the Serious Crime Unit would like to speak with anyone who can assist them with the investigation, the police said today.A police spokesperson said, “The 37-year-old male victim in... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Shooting On Happy Valley Road

Man Injured In Shooting On Happy Valley Road

[Updated] At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Jan 9] there was a shooting in the Happy Valley Road area, and unofficial reports suggest someone may have been injured. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 11.30pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At a few minutes before 11pm this evening police and... Read more of this article

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