Police today confirmed the arrest of a 29-year-old man in connection with the firearm incident that occurred shortly after 6pm on Mother’s Day in the Court Street area.
A spokesman said: “A search warrant executed Monday evening in the King Street, Pembroke area – part of a proactive police investigation into the matter – led to the suspect being apprehended without incident. He remains in police custody and a file will be prepared for consideration by the DPP.”
Meanwhile, the appeal for public assistance continues. Witnesses to Sunday’s shooting who have not already come forward are encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Jason Smith at 717-0864, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the independent Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.
The victim, a 34-year-old man, reportedly sustained a superficial gunshot wound to his leg during a confrontation that occurred in broad daylight. He reported the incident to police, who arrested the suspect the day after the shooting.