By SANCHESKA BROWN
Tribune Staff Reporter
POLICE are asking for the public’s help in solving three shootings and armed robberies that happened late Monday night.
In the first incident, shortly after 6pm, the victim was walking on Palm Beach Street and Moore Avenue when two men on a bicycle armed with a handgun approached him and shot him to the leg before riding off.
A private vehicle took him to hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
The suspects were described as two “Rasta looking men”, one dressed in dark clothing and the other a white shirt and blue jeans.
In the second incident, shortly after 7pm, the victim was at his local Food Store on Cordeaux Avenue when two men entered and demanded cash.
The men then robbed the store of about $200 and phone cards and shot the victim in his calf before fleeing on foot.
He was taken to hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
One of the suspects was described as being of slim build, about 5’ 6” in height and wearing a red hooded jacket. The other suspect was of slim build and was wearing a grey hooded jacket.
In the third incident, shortly after 11pm, the victim was at Wilson Track when two men wearing dark clothing robbed him of his gold chain and shot him in the knee before fleeing on foot.
The victim was taken to hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information concerning any of these incidents is asked to contact police by calling 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit on 502-9991, or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 328-TIPS.