Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

December 8, 2016

[Updating] At around 1.30am this morning, the police responded to the St John’s Road, Pembroke area by Western Stars Sports Club, and unofficial reports suggest there was a shooting and one person may have been shot. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.

Update 3.29am: Police confirm that the shooting victim, a 30-year-old man, has died.

Update 4.42am: A Police spokesperson said, “Around 1:20am on Thursday, December 8th ‎police officers responded to a report of gunshots on St. John’s Road in Pembroke near the Western Stars Sports Club.

“Details are limited at this time. However, it appears that a‎ 30 year old Devonshire man was shot. The victim was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

“A full investigation into this fatal shooting is now underway and witnesses or anyone who may have seen suspicious activity around Western Stars Sports Club in the early hours of Thursday morning should contact the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.”


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