Firearm Incident in the Friswells Road, North Terrace Devonshire Area [Updated]

Wed, 2018-10-03

Police responded to a report of a firearms incident that took place at 10:40pm Tuesday on Friswells Hill Road and North Terrace in Devonshire.

Upon police arrival it was ascertained that a gunman discharged a firearm in the area however, no one was hurt but a car was damaged.

Police have commenced an investigation into the incident and we are appealing for witnesses or anyone with any information to contact police on 295-0011.

Update: The investigation regarding a confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 10:40pm Tuesday, October 2nd in the Friswells Road, North Terrace Pembroke area continues.

Although several shots were fired, there were no reported injuries and the scene has been processed by the relevant police personnel.

However, the gunfire did cause damage to a car as well as some property damage.

Earlier Tuesday night members of the Bermuda Police Service Community Action Team conducted a meeting in the neighbourhood where citizens expressed their concerns over recent anti-social behaviour and discussed ways to address it.

In the next few days Community Action Team officers will return to follow up with area residents regarding this confirmed firearm incident as well as their anti-social behaviour concerns – while working with area MPs to identify long term solutions.

Detectives are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area – particularly anyone that saw two individuals on a motorcycle – around the time the shooting took place. Any information you can give is important to us, no matter how insignificant it may seem to you.

Anyone who may have any information on the planning of the shooting, who may have seen the incident or has any information on the actions of the offenders afterward is urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.