Two men in hospital with multiple gunshot wounds after Pembroke shooting
Police are investigating a firearms incident that left two men with multiple gunshot wounds last night.
The incident occurred in the Pembroke Park Lane area of Pembroke, near West Pembroke Primary School, at about 9.15pm.
Police received reports of several gunshots at a nearby residence and upon arrival officers found the two victims, one of whom was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in a police vehicle and the other via ambulance.
Both victims were “stable and receiving treatment”, according to Detective Inspector Kenten Trott, of the Serious Crime Unit.
Mr Trott said the suspect in the shooting was a single individual riding a motorcycle east of the area along St John's Road.
He called for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or who knows anything in connection with the shooting to call police at 295-0011 or 211.
He added: “We want to reassure the public to remain calm.
“Police have the resources available and are investigating this incident. What we need is the public’s assistance.”
The Serious Crime Unit can be reached at 717-2345, and the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-8477.