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Gunshot ‘self-inflicted’ say police

Police have confirmed that a 23-year-old man suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound yesterday afternoon in the area of Fentons Drive, Pembroke.

The Pembroke man reported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand at about 1.20pm.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers remained at the scene conducting inquiries, and appeared to be concentrating on a residence between Fentons Drive and Rambling Lane.

They recovered what appeared to be a firearm and an investigation into the matter is now under way.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen this incident or who may have any information to contact Detective Inspector Michael Redfern of the Serious Crime Unit on 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers number, 800-8477.

Firearms incident: the shooting on Fentons Drive, Pembroke (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published August 30, 2016 at 9:00 am (Updated August 30, 2016 at 4:57 am)

Gunshot ‘self-inflicted’ say police

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