Thursday, March 14, 2024

Two shooting incidents on same night in M/Plain, claims the lives of one, and sees five others injured

A man was shot and killed, whilst four others were seriously injured in Beacon Valley, Mitchell’s Plain, on Wednesday evening.

According to the police’s Wesley Twigg, the incident could be gang related.

‘’The circumstances surrounding a shooting incident on Wednesday evening (2024-03-13) in Cadillac Street, Beacon Valley, Mitchell’s Plain, where a 22 year old man was shot and fatally wounded and four others between 17 and 58 shot and wounded are under investigation,’’ said Sergeant Wesley Twigg.

‘’Mitchell’s Plain police attended to the crime scene where they found the victims with gunshot wounds to their bodies. The 22-year-old victim was declared deceased on the scene by medical personnel, while the other victims were taken to a medical facility for medical treatment. The possibility that the incident might be gang related will be investigated. Mitchell’s Plain police registered murder and attempted murder cases for investigation,’’ he added.

The same evening, two men were shot and wounded in Portland.

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‘’Mitchell's Plain police registered two counts of attempted murder following a shooting incident in Niagra Street, Portlands, Mitchell's Plain on Wednesday evening (2024-03-13), where two adult males were shot and wounded. According to reports unknown gunmen driving in a vehicle opened fire on the victims wounding them.  The suspects fled the scene and are yet to be arrested,’’ said Sergeant Wesley Twigg.


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Anyone with any information about these incidents can contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Bush Radio News previously reported that a week prior two men shot at a house not far from Niagara Street - in London Street. Only one arrest has been made with regards to this case.

 

Done by: Mitchum George

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