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Man charged over recent shootings

Man charged over recent shootings

| 18/10/2021

(CNS): A West Bay man has been charged with two counts of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence in relations to reports of gunshots being fired in George Town last week. During the early hours of Monday, 11 October, police were called to Shedden Road and Canal Point Drive and […]

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Cops investigate trio of gunshot reports

Cops investigate trio of gunshot reports

| 11/10/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating three reports of gunshots being fired in different places during the early hours of Monday morning that officers believe could all be linked. The trio of firearm incidents began in West Bay with a report of shots fired in Finch Drive. When officers arrived at the scene around 1:10am, they found […]

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Police seek suspect gunman

Police seek suspect gunman

| 04/10/2021 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down 22-year-old Michael Lopez, who goes by the name of Lopez Watler, who is wanted in connection with a shooting that took place in the district on Saturday, 10 July. Watler is from West Bay but is also known to frequent the Eastern Districts, and police […]

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Man arrested in West Bay shooting

Man arrested in West Bay shooting

| 30/09/2021

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from West Bay is currently in police custody after his arrest in the district and two operations at addresses linked to him were carried out Thursday. The man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder on 10 September of another West Bay man, who was shot in the backside […]

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Man wounded in another West Bay shooting

Man wounded in another West Bay shooting

| 27/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating yet another incident of gun violence after two men were shot at off Bankers Road in West Bay during the early hours of Sunday morning. A report of shots being fired was made to 911 around 3am, and when officers and emergency services arrived they found one of the men had […]

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Man wounded in West Bay shooting

Man wounded in West Bay shooting

| 11/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS) Police are investigating a shooting that happened late last night in West Bay, after a month long reprieve in local gun violence. According to a short press release from the RCIPS, a 23-year-old man from the district was shot in the pelvis on Friday around 11pm. Police were called to the scene on Reverend […]

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Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

| 03/09/2021

(CNS): Ezekiel Carter (36) from George Town pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder, five charges of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed gun when he appeared in Grand Court Friday via video link from HMP Northward. Carter is accused of being one of two men involved in a mass shooting at […]

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Gunman jailed for 9 years after dishonest claims

Gunman jailed for 9 years after dishonest claims

| 05/08/2021 | 67 Comments

(CNS): A man who denied having a gun after he was charged following a shooting at Vic’s Bar on 6 December last year, only to be caught red-handed with the weapon in April while on bail for that case, has been jailed for nine years. Marlon Sharpe (42) was charged last December with possession of […]

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Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

| 22/07/2021

(CNS) UPDATED: The 36-year-old man arrested last Friday at an address in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town has been charged with murder, five counts of attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with the mass shooting at Vic’s Bar in George Town on 9 July. Ezekiel Carter appeared in Summary […]

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9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

| 19/07/2021

(CNS): Nine different Illegal guns have been at the centre of the violent crime so far this year, including two high-powered automatic weapons used in the recent murders. Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne has said the majority of the guns being used in crime that police are aware of are 9mm handguns. He said they […]

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Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

| 17/07/2021

(CNS): Updated Monday: Police have revealed that a 35-year-old man from George Town had already been arrested on 15 July on suspicion of murder in relation to the fatal shooting incident at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive on 9 July. The RCIPS released the information at the weekend after the press release on Friday revealing […]

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