(ZIZ News) — The Violent Crime Unit (VCU) is investigating a shooting incident which occurred at New Road in the vicinity of the CONTEC Bus Stand about 10:45 AM on Thursday 30 July 2015, which resulted in one person hospitalised.
Initial investigations revealed that a number of People Empowerment Programme (PEP) workers were conducting their work when a silver motor car drove down the Boulevard. Three (3) armed masked assailants alight from the vehicle and discharged loaded fire arms at the group of men. The assailants got back into the vehicle and sped away, drove in to the Shadwell area. Glenford Percival of New Road was injured in his right shoulder and was taken to the hospital for medical attention where he is warded in stable condition.
Police officers of the SSU, K9 Unit, VCU, Crime Scene Unit, Stapleton and Basseterre Police Stations visited the scene and conducted investigations.
Anyone who has any information pertaining to this incident is ask to contact the VCU at 467-1886, 467-1887, or 467-1888, the nearest police station, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 (TIPS). Remember, you do not have to provide your personal information and you maybe eligible to receive a reward.
In other News: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is investigating a report of robbery which occurred Wednesday 29 July 2015 about 12:28 AM, during which an undisclosed of of money was stolen from an employee of Dominoes Pizza.
Initial investigations revealed that an employee of Dominoes Pizza and a security officer were on their way to make a deposit at First Caribbean Bank when they were attacked by an armed masked assailant. The assailant robbed the employee of an undisclosed sum of money and escaped by running across Liverpool Row. The assailant met with another person at Liverpool Row in the vicinity of Lucky’s Cosmetics, and handed over the bag containing the money to that person and they ran away.
The assailant is fair in complexion and medium built, and was wearing a grey hoodie.
Anyone who has information pertaining to this incident is ask to contact the CID at 465-2241, ext. 220, 230, or 231, the nearest police station, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 (TIPS). Remember, you do not have to provide your personal information and you maybe eligible to receive a reward.