The following statement was released at 8:34am this morning by the Minister of National Security, Michael Weeks…

The Minister of National Security, Michael Weeks, stated today: “My deepest sympathies at this time are with the family of the man who lost his life in Flatts this morning.

“They are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of tragedy. I am also thinking of the other male who was injured during the same incident and pray for a speedy recovery.

“This morning’s news was disturbing to hear. The fact that another person has lost their life through such violent and unnatural circumstances has left me very disheartened today.

“As we enter the early stages of this investigation, I strongly urge anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have information to come forward and assist the Bermuda Police Service.”

The Ministry of National Security reminds the public that they can share their information anonymously via the Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477 or by dialling 211 or the main police line on 295-0011.