Three In Hospital After Shootings


Tribune Staff Reporter


A 33-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman are in serious condition in hospital after they were shot multiple times early yesterday morning.

And in a later incident, a 21-year-old man was shot by the occupants of a car and had to be taken to hospital, where his condition was last night said to be unknown.

The first incident happened at about 2:23am in Yellow Elder Gardens.

Police say the victims were inside a home at Lighbourne Street when the incident occurred.

They were taken to hospital by ambulance where they are listed in serious condition.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact police at 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.

Police are also searching for two men, who robbed and stabbed a man for his gold chain on Friday.

It happened around 5:15pm.

Police say the victim was in the area of East Bay and Fowler streets when he was approached by two men – one armed with a screwdriver– and robbed of a gold chain.

One of the men, stabbed the victim before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

A few hours later, police responded to another report of a stabbing, this time in the Carmichael Road area.

According to reports, around 9:30pm, the 28-year-old victim was at Iguana Way off Carmichael Road when he was approached and stabbed by two men.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance where he is listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information on any of these incidents  is urged to contact police.

In other crime news, police in Cat Island uncovered a human skull and skeletal bones at Devil’s Point on Friday.

Police say shortly after 10am police on the island were informed that human skeletal remains were found near the shoreline.

At present foul play is not suspected as the area where the bones were found was used earlier as a burial site.

Active investigations are continuing.


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