Police on Wednesday confirmed that two masked assailants fired shots at four persons in Brown Hill, Nevis on Sunday night.
Police officers responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the vicinity of the Golden Grove Projects at about 10:15 p.m. on January 20, 2020, a police statement said.
“Investigations so far have revealed that two juveniles and two adults were in a yard when two masked assailants approached them and fired several shots in their direction before fleeing the scene. No one was injured,” the statement said.
Members from the Forensics Unit visited and processed the scene. Items of evidential value were taken into Police custody.
The Police have made an appeal to anyone who might have any information in relation to this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit (Nevis) at 469-5269 or their nearest Police Station. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.
Sunday’s incident was the third gun-related incident reported.
On January 17, a man was shot and injured during an armed robbery at Pond’s Extension in East Basseterre.
A police statement said an armed masked assailant entered the home of Shakim Joseph and demanded several items be handed over. The victim was injured and hospitalised in a stable condition.
Police are also investigating an armed robbery incident in Camps, West Basseterre.
On January 12, around 5 a,m,. a masked assailant, armed with a gun entered the man’s home and stole a number of items including money before fleeing the scene.
An early morning attack on a female resident of Irish Town on January 12, is also under investigation. The woman, who was not named was stabbed several times by the unknown assailant