Police Investigating Discharge of Firearm in Sandy Point

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 14, 2015 (RSCNPF): The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is currently investigating a report of shots heard in the Stadium View area in Sandy Point.

According to the station report, at about 1:30 a.m. this morning (October 14), an anonymous caller reported to the Sandy Point Station that gunshots were in the Stadium View area.

Officers from the Sandy Point Station were deployed and canvassed the area, their search did not reveal any suspicious activities or individuals. The officers contacted and inquired from both the Pogson Medical Centre and the Joseph N France General Hospital if they had treated anyone for gunshot injuries.

The officers at the Sandy Point Station has since reported that at around 8:00 a.m. this morning, Mr. A. U. Browne, a resident of the area, reported that his vehicle was damaged. Police responded and examined the vehicle and found what appeared to be two bullet holes at the rear of a jeep that was parked in the garage. Further inspection of the property revealed what appeared to be bullet marks on the wall near the upstairs front door and near the outside ceiling. The scene was processed by Crime Scene Investigators and Police continue their investigations.

Commenting on this incident, Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Criminal Investigations Ian Queeley said, “we urge anyone with information that can assist the police in this crime, or any other crime to call any Police Station in the Federation or Crime Stoppers, our confidential hotline at 1-800-8477 to share information.”

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