Police confirmed today that an 18-year-old Pembroke teenager is now facing a charge of attempted murder in connection with the recent shooting incident that landed a 22-year-old Happy Valley resident in hospital with a single gunshot wound to his arm.
Police executed a firearms warrant at a residence on Factory Lane in Pembroke at 5:25pm on Tuesday, February 18.
The spokesman said a number of items were seized “and an 18-year-old male” was “arrested for attempted murder”.
That incident occurred on the night of Thursday, February 13, outside the victim’s residence on Happy Valley Lane in Pembroke.
The victim sustained a single gunshot wound to his upper left arm.
The Bermuda Police Service extended a big ‘thank you’ to members of the public for their assistance with two ongoing investigations that led to the arrest of two men, in connection with the robbery at Gold Standard and the recent shooting of 22-year-old man outside his home in Happy Valley.
Police executed another warrant around 4:30pm on February 18 “at a Field View Lane Pembroke residence, where a number of items were seized and a 23 year-old man arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation into the January 29 robbery at
Gold Standard in the Washington Mall, in the city of Hamilton”.
“The Bermuda Police Service thanks members of the public for their assistance with these ongoing investigations,” the spokesman said.
“Once again urges anyone with information on any of the recent firearms incidents, to contact Detective Inspector Kenten Trott on 717-2345, the main police number, 295-0011 or the independent and Confidential Crime Stoppers hotline, 800-8477.