Police appeal for assistance in Fairchild Street shooting
POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING a shooting incident that occurred sometime after 3 p.m. today in the area of the Fairchild Street Market, St Michael.
The incident resulted in a 41-year-old woman, as well as a man in his late thirties receiving gunshot injuries.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the assailant saw the male, who is known to him, in the area of the Fairchild Street Market and opened fire. As a result the female who was sitting by one of the stalls received a gunshot injury to her right thigh, while the male received two gunshot injuries, one to his foot and one to his back.
The woman was transported to the QEH by ambulance, while the man transported himself in private vehicle to the QEH for medical treatment.
Anyone who can provide any information to assist with this investigation is asked to contact the CID Headquarters at 430-7189, or 430-7190. Police Emergency at telephone number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station.
All information received will be strictly confidential. (PR)