CONFIRMED FIREARMS INCIDENT
A thirty-five year old man was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to his left arm, following a firearms incident in Pembroke Parish.
The incident occurred at around 11:00pm on Tuesday 24th March, at the junction of Two Way Deepdale and Parsons Road.
The victim was conveyed to the King Edward the Seventh Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment to his injuries which are not considered to be life threatening.
Quick action by police officers resulted in a person of interest in connection with this incident being taken into custody. That person is now assisting police with their inquiries.
Anyone with information on this latest firearms incident is asked to contact Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford, or Detective Sergeant Jason Smith, of the Serious Crime Unit, on 247-1174 or 247-1128 respectively.
Alternatively, persons wishing to provide information anonymously, may do so by calling the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.
All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.