One Suspect In Custody In Relation To Shooting

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Thursday, October 23 – Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are questioning one suspect in relation to last night’s shooting which left a 22-year-old male with a wound to his leg.

The victim, a native of Dominican Republic, stated that he was walking through the parking lot of an apartment building adjacent to the basketball court when he heard gunshots. He then realized that he had been shot.

He was later taken to Peebles Hospital where he continues to receive treatment.

Detectives are asking for persons who may have been in the Huntums Ghut area near the basketball court around 9pm last night to provide any information that could help in identifying a suspicious male dressed in a black shirt. Persons can contact detectives in CID through the RVIPF access number 311.

A reward is being offered for any information which leads to the arrest and prosecution of the offender.

Investigations are continuing.

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