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Minister urges witnesses to come forward on shooting

Police in St David’s at the scene of a shooting on Friday afternoon. (Photograph by Sarah Lagan)

The Minister of National Security has condemned a daylight shooting that left a 22-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday.

Renée Ming said this morning that her thoughts were with the victim and his family.

She added: “This shooting incident was very concerning, particularly as it happened with bystanders near by, and I can appreciate their distress and concern.

“We are asking for the public’s assistance and co-operation in this latest shooting incident. Please share any information with the police.

“You can call 211, the main police number on 295-0011, the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number on 800-8477.”

The incident happened in the Orange Hole Road area at about 5.35pm.

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Published August 30, 2021 at 2:13 pm (Updated August 30, 2021 at 3:02 pm)

Minister urges witnesses to come forward on shooting

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