Police seek public’s help in solving two shooting incidents

Police seek public’s help in solving two shooting incidents

Police are asking members of the public to come forth with any information they may have to assist in solving two shooting incidents that has left several persons detained in hospital on Saturday.

In the first incident around 9:00 p.m., several persons were at a social gathering in Montel Heights, when two males armed with a handgun and shotgun approached and fired several shots into the crowd before fleeing on foot. A young child was among five persons injured and transported to hospital, where their injuries are listed as non-life threatening.

In the second incident, shortly after 11:30 p.m., a man was standing in the area of Market Street and Palm Tree Avenue, when the occupants of a silver Honda Fit vehicle, pulled up and shot him before speeding off.

The victim was transported to hospital where he remains in serious condition.

Investigations are ongoing.