Police Investigation Into Shooting Continues

October 5, 2018

“Tuesday night’s shooting on Friswells Road is believed to be gang related,” the police said today, adding that “detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding that incident.”

A police spokesperson said, “We would like to thank members of the public for their assistance so far and renew the appeal for anyone with information regarding this latest shooting, which occurred around 10:40pm Tuesday, to come forward.

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“The Bermuda Police Service is aware of the concerns of area residents and only hours before Tuesday night’s shooting held a community awareness meeting at the National Stadium Pavilion regarding recent anti-social behaviour in the neighbourhood.

“However, tackling anti-social behaviour is not just a job for the police alone – the support of the community and relevant helping agencies is also vitally important.

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“Anyone that has any information regarding Tuesday night’s shooting on Friswells Road – as well as the shooting that occurred around 11:50pm Thursday, September 20th on Roberts Avenue in Devonshire near Derwent Lane South which injured a 28-year-old man – is encouraged to call Detective Sergeant Jason Smith on 717-0864.

“Alternatively, anonymous calls can be made to the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477, or anonymous tips can be sent through the Crime Stoppers Bermuda website www.crimestoppers.bm.”

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