Witness Appeal: Court Street, Elliot Street Confirmed Firearm Incident

Mon, 2017-05-15

The Bermuda Police Service is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a confirmed firearm incident that occurred in the Court Street, Elliot Street Pembroke area.

This shooting occurred approximately 6:04 p.m. on Sunday the 14th May, 2017.

It appears that a 34 year old male was involved in a confrontation with another man and during this confrontation the 34 year old male was shot at, receiving a superficial wound.

The male victim then reported the matter to police and an investigation commenced.

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing to members of the public for their assistance and are particularly interested in speaking with persons that were in the area of Court Street at the time of this shooting.

We are aware that there were several persons in the area and motorists that travelled along Court Street at the time of this shooting. We want to hear from you.

The investigation is being led by Detective Sergeant Jason Smith of the Serious Crime Unit and a suspect has been identified.

Any information that members of the public may have regarding this incident, we are asking you to make contact with Detective Sergeant Smith on 441-717-0864 or e-mail jsmith2@bps.bm. You can also call the anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-8477.