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Friday, Sep 18, 2020

Another shooting! Male sustains gunshot wounds in Spring Ghut

Another shooting! Male sustains gunshot wounds in Spring Ghut

An unidentified male has been injured in a shooting that happened in the Spring Ghut area of Tortola on Thursday, September 10.
Police Information Officer Akia Thomas told BVI News the shooting happened shortly after 1:30 pm.

“Police responded and observed one male with what appeared to be gunshot wounds,” she told our news centre moments ago.

His condition is unknown and Thomas said details surrounding the incident are unclear but police investigations are ongoing.

BVI News will provide more information as it becomes available.

In the meantime, this incident comes just a week after a fatal shooting on the main island. Purcell Estate resident George Burrows was shot to become the territory’s first murder victim for 2020.
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