Video: One Person Arrested Following Shooting

August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 30] to provide an update on Friday’s shooting in the east end, which resulted in a 22-year-old being injured. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.

Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 3-minute replay is below

Update 4.53pm: The police confirmed that one man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and said they are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a “second person we wish to speak to called Daquan ‘Smokey’ Williams,” noting that the “public should not approach Daquan but if he is seen call 911 immediately.”

Chief Inspector Peter Stableford of the Serious Crime Unit, said: “I would like to provide an update on the shooting which occurred shortly after 5.00 pm on Friday 27th August 2021 at Orange Hole Hill in St David’s.

“A 22-year-old young man was shot several times sustaining injuries to his arms and abdomen. I can confirm the injuries are not life threatening, but he remains in hospital at this time.

“One male has already been arrested in connection with this incident and remains in police custody.

“We are interested in anyone who was in the area of Southside Road, Tommy Fox Road and Orange Hole Hill between 4.30pm and 7.00pm to get in touch if they saw anything suspicious. Anyone driving who may have dash cam footage or a home camera looking onto the street to have a look at what they have and get in touch.

“I am appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a second person we wish to speak to called Daquan “Smokey” Williams. Daquan is 25 years old and from the St George’s area. I must emphasize the public should not approach Daquan but if he is seen call 911 immediately.

“Anyone who has any information on Daquan’s whereabouts, they can call 211 or the confidential crime stoppers number on 800 8477. Anyone in contact with Daquan please encourage him to come to the police station as soon as possible or call me on 717-2286.”

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