The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) today confirmed that the 16-year-old young man stabbed in the chest at the Hamilton bus terminal yesterday “remains in hospital receiving treatment for his injuries” that were described as “life threatening”.
But there’s no official word on his condition.
Asked for an update on whether he is listed in critical or stable condition, a spokesman said: “No further information will be provided at this time.
“The Bermuda Police Service again urges anyone with information on this stabbing incident which occurred at the Hamilton bus Terminal around 4pm yesterday, Wednesday, February 24th, to please call the Criminal Investigations Unit on 247-1744, or, the main police number, 285-0011,” he added.
Two men were arrested shortly after the incident, “a 20-year-old and a 19-year-old male”, who “subsequently seen standing at the bus stop at the corner of Court and Church Streets”.
One was trying to flee when spotted by police, the other man was arrested “as he attempted to board a PTB bus”.
“A knife believed to have been used in the stabbing incident was also recovered on the bus,” the spokesman said.
Passengers had to be transferred to another bus “as the bus on which the suspects were arrested was processed by officers from the Forensic Science Unit (FSU)”.
At last check, they were still in custody.