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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Sunday, September 17,2023
Distribution: All Media

Confirmed Firearm Incident Under Investigation: No Reported Injuries [Updated]

Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16th, 2023, police officers were dispatched to the area of Court and Elliot Streets, Pembroke, following a report of gunshots heard in that vicinity.

Officers conducted a search and recovered one spent shell.

There were no reports of anyone being injured. Subsequent checks at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital indicated no one had visited the facility seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.

An investigation into this incident has now commenced.

There were several people at nearby establishments at the time of the incident and anyone with any information on this matter is asked to call the main police number, 295-0011.

You may also call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477.

Alternatively, we urge you to share the information with a police officer you know.

Update: Monday, 18th SeptemberThe investigation continues into the confirmed firearms incident which occurred in the area of Court Street and Elliot Street, Pembroke shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16th 2023.

While forensic evidence was recovered at the scene, officers are still keen on hearing from members of public, particularly anyone who was among the large group of people who were at the location at the time the shooting occurred.

The suspects are described as two males wearing dark clothing, travelling on a dark coloured motorcycle.

One of the suspects reportedly discharged a firearm in the direction of a group of people who were gathered on the sidewalk.

They then rode off in the direction of Till’s Hill.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Odessa Philip on 717-2193 or, via email ophilip@bps.bm.

You may also call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477 or, share the information with a police officer you know.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department