The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has released the name of the young man who tragically lost his life when he was fatally shot in St David’s as 18-year-old Laje Franklin from St George’s.

A police spokesperson  said: “The investigation into his murder continues and anyone who has any CCTV, dash cams or video door bells with footage from 10:30pm to 11:30pm on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 around St George’s and St David’s is asked to secure the footage, as it may be vital to the investigation.”

Detective Chief Inspector Peter Stableford added: “I would like to thank the public, as many people have already come forward offering information and support to the police. It is a testament to the closeness of the community in the east of the island that has been impacted by this killing.”

Any relevant footage can be uploaded directly to the police at and anyone with any information is urged to call 211 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 as soon as possible.

The BPS also extended sincere condolences to his family and friends.