2 Arrests, Investigation Continues: Two Firearms Incidents Wednesday Night

Thu, 2018-11-29

Detectives from the Serious Crime Unit are investigating a report of gunshots in the area of Happy Valley Road, Pembroke. At about 8:05pm in the evening of Wednesday 28th November, a 58 year old member of the public was walking on the road, when two males on a motorcycle rode past him and brandished what is believed to be a firearm. The firearm was discharged in the direction of the man, who was not struck. The intended victim was able to run away, pursued by his attackers & was successful in eluding them.

Earlier at about 7:45pm, two males on a motorcycle were also seen to discharge a firearm at a residence on St. Mary’s Road, in Warwick. No one was injured in this event either.

The suspects are described as two black males, wearing dark helmets with visors.

Following on from these reports, two men were taken into custody and arrested for attempted murder, following an armed containment on a house by police at Happy Valley Lane, Pembroke.

A full forensic examination has been completed and the investigations into both these incidents is ongoing.

It is not known if both incidents are connected, making it important that anyone with information come forward to assist in catching the offenders.

The detectives investigating this incident would like to speak with anyone who may have any information about, or witnessed these events. Any information received will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford is the Senior Investigating Officer, and can be contacted on 247-1174. Alternatively, callers can reach the Serious Crime Unit on 295-0011. Information can be provided to the CONFIDENTIAL & independent Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.