Police Confirm: Shooting In Sandys, No Injuries

January 13, 2015

[Updated with video] There are reports of gunshots being fired this evening [Jan 13] in Sandys, with multiple unofficial reports indicating that shots were fired. The police are on scene, and while further details are limited at this time, we will update as able.

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Update 10:58pm: The police have confirmed that a shooting occurred at around 9.40pm, in the area off of Soundview Road, and said forensic evidence confirms a gun was discharged, however no one appears to have been injured.

Update 11.10pm: Video of Police spokesperson Robin Simmons added below

Update 11.16pm: A statement from the police said, “‎Around 9:40pm on Tuesday, January 13th police responded to reports of gunshots in the Heath Lane, Sandys parish area off Sound View Road.

“Forensic evidence collected at the scene confirmed that a firearm had been discharged; however there have been no reported injuries at this time.

“Inquiries are ongoing and any witnesses or persons with information regarding this confirmed firearm incident should contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.‎”

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  1. D says:

    Here they go again

  2. Just One says:

    Regiment boot camp?

  3. taste sweet says:

    yup it has started again.

  4. taste sweet says:

    yup again.

  5. JAWS says:

    Premier Dunkley my friend the time has come to take these trouble makers and save tax payer dollar and drop them out North Rock. Tie red meat to their legs and tell them freedom has a cost. Now swim back to Bermuda to show us how much of a BAD BOY you really are. If they make it back to Bermuda no JAIL TIME!

    • PettyBDAthinking says:

      Jaws I did that already, no sweat! The anxiety was a bit much at times but turned out the wildlife was more feared of me than I was of them. So there goes your theory. And I have witnesses just in case you dont believe it. Maybe south shore would be different….just a thought

    • Will says:

      North rock isn’t far enough. I’ve always called for the drop point to be argus banks, now that’s a swim full of tiger sharks.

  6. Triangle Drifter says:

    Another night in Paradise.

    • somuchless says:

      And as the BTA says, PROPER BERMUDA. So I guess what theyre doing is proper. Lol

  7. curious says:

    Did they just miss a sailboat?

  8. Oh,I see now says:

    Bring back the noose if they want to run loose.

  9. Mr Ed says:

    Those who are convicted for All Fire Arms Offences which includes Murder or Atempted Murder should be sent to Jamiaca to do there
    time – (1) it would be a lot cheaper by 60% (2) Jamaica could also use the money (3) it will be 100% harsher that’s for sure.
    Just think how much money we could save by doing this.- trust me a deal between Bermuda & Jamiaca can be made .

    • Rhonda says:

      Jamaica’s prisons are all empty, just waiting for people from the UK’s colony and Jamaica is crime free

      • MAKE MY DAY says:

        BDA Gov’t does NOT have the “cojones” to actually make these criminals suffer in a REAL prison system!! Poor criminals….Makes one sick!!

    • hmmm says:

      Why not Turkey or Russia?

    • Jus' Wonderin' says:

      Bermudians have been locked up down yard before, aink even that bad. Try Russia or somewhere where they don’t speak English like Mexico. Then you’ll have some effect…

  10. Yes I says:

    These guys are the scrum…the ones who really need to be dropped off in with the sharks are the ones financing the import of drugs. But wait..that would be some very trusted individuals in our society. Nevermind, let’s keep the disenfranchised at a disadvantage.

  11. Rhonda says:

    Mr. Ed…..Are you suggesting… the UK has no control over she colony… the misbehaved should be sent back to a former colony, …

  12. MAKE MY DAY says:

    Guns and gangs are now firmly “rooted” in the Island!! Never going to be the same!! Wait until unemployment grows – but that won’t affect these gangs as most of them make a living selling drugs!!

    It is what it is!!!