By DANA SMITH
Tribune Staff Reporter
A SHOOTING in the early hours of yesterday morning left three men in hospital and police on the hunt for the gunman.
The victims – ages 36, 28, and 18 –were standing in front of a Nichols Court home shortly after 1am when they were approached by occupants of a right-hand drive Nissan Premier.
The occupants fired several shots at them and then sped off, police say.
The victims were taken to hospital by a private vehicle where they are detained in stable condition for injuries received to the arm, hand, and knee.
The incident is currently under investigation and police appeal to anyone with information that can assist to contact them.
On Friday, a man was taking to hospital after he was stabbed in his back by another man who was known to him, during an argument.
The victim was at Allen Drive around 9:30pm when the incident occurred, police say. After the stabbing the suspect left the area in a white Nissan Altima and the victim was taken by a private vehicle to hospital where he is detained in stable condition.
Earlier that same day, a woman was robbed of her handbag by a man “armed with an unknown object”.
According to reports, the victim was at Harley Street around 11am when she was robbed of her handbag containing cash and other personnel items. The armed robber fled on foot.
Both incidents are under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police.