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


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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