The arrests, according to a police press release took place on 4th June, 2011 shortly before 12:30 p.m.
The communiqué indicated that officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) formally laid charges on the Fort Thomas Road juvenile and Cabey – who is also of Fort Thomas Road – and they have both since been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).
The murder and attempted murder took place sometime before 8:30 on the evening of 24th May, 2011 and according to reports which had reached MiyVue.com, both Hazel and Wilkinson were among a group of young men when two masked men, armed with guns, approached and opened fire.
While Hazel succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the incident, Wilkinson was rushed to the Joseph N. France General Hospital where he received medical attention.
Special Services Unit (SSU) and Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officers responded to reports of the incident and conducted the necessary investigations and notwithstanding the arrest of the aforementioned two, the police have indicated that investigations into the incident continue.
Meanwhile, progress seems to have been made with the investigations into the shooting of David Thomas of Buckley’s Estate which took place on Wednesday, 1st June, 2011.
Thomas – was reportedly on his way walking to the Best for Less Supermarket when on his way there, he was fired upon by an unknown assailant. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ian Queeley told MiyVue.com that Thomas was shot with one bullet which entered and exited one of his legs before entering and exiting the other.
He was taken to the JNF for medical attention.
The police have indicated that Fort Thomas Road residents Omax Bye, 25, and Vance Thomas, 19, were arrested and charged with the “unlawful and malicious wounding” of Thomas. Their effect was reportedly effected on 4th June, 2011.