Three in custody as police investigate shooting incident at Newtown


The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) is investigating a shooting incident which took place on Sunday 22, July 2018.

 Police responded to a report of gunshots being heard at about 3:05 p.m. at Sandown Road. Upon arrival the Officers were informed that an unknown individual, believed to be a male, pointed what appeared to be a gun into a house on Sandown Road and fired several shots then fled the scene. A number of persons were present inside the house, however no one was hurt during the incident. The scene was processed by the Forensic Services Unit and items of evidential value were taken into Police custody.

 Three persons were also taken into Police custody on Sunday and are currently assisting with investigations into the matter which are ongoing. Persons with information regarding this incident are urged to call any Police Station or the Violent Crimes Unit at 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468.

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