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Shooting victim out of ICU, police renew witness appeal

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A 56-year-old man shot multiple times a week ago has been moved out of intensive care, police said yesterday.

The shooting happened at about 7.30pm at Darrell’s Wharf in Warwick on Wednesday, June 16, when two people rode up on a motorcylce and shot the man.

In an update yesterday, police said the victim was now in a general ward at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Detectives have renewed their appeal for the public’s in identifying the suspects, who escaped on a motorcycle. The rider was wearing a dark coloured top and light pants and the passenger - the gunman - was wearing a blue jacket and dark pants.

After the shooting, the suspects rode off headed west along Harbour Road.

Thanking those members of the public who have already come forward to assist, Chief Inspector Peter Stableford of the Serious Crime Unit reiterated: “We do understand the pain this causes the families and the fear this causes the community and a plan is in place to ensure we have the necessary resources to fully investigate this matter, but we still need your help. Please get in contact with us.”

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who saw the motorcycle with individuals fitting the description of the suspects or, has any information on this incident is again asked to contact the police on 211, the confidential Crime Stoppers number on 800-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.bm.”

He added: “Investigators are once more asking that area residents with any CCTV – please check through their footage from 7pm to 8pm last Wednesday.

“Any residents on Harbour Road with CCTV cameras that overlook the street, or persons with dash cameras who may have driven through the area at or around the time of the shooting, are urged to get in contact with us and provide any information you may have, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to help bring the perpetrators to justice.”

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Published June 24, 2021 at 7:57 am (Updated June 24, 2021 at 7:58 am)

Shooting victim out of ICU, police renew witness appeal

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