Cops arrest two more suspects in GT shooting

| 18/04/2013

(CNS): Police have arrested another two men in connection with the incident last week where shots were fired at police officers at the back of the Lakeside Condos in George Town. The men, aged 23 and 30, are currently in custody following their arrest Thursday morning during a police operation in the George Town area. The 30-year-oldhas been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defeat the ends of justice and the 23-year-old on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and attempted murder. Four other people were arrested following the incident last week but they have since been released.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder last Thursday, 11 April, on the night that armed men fired on police following a car chase. They were released on police bail. To further suspects, a 22-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, were then arrested on Friday on suspicion of conspiracy to defeat the course of justice and they have also been released on police bail.

Police are also looking for witnesses who may have seen a black Ford Explorer 129 645 from around 6-50pm used by the gunmen and recovered by police. The vehicle crashed through the fence behind Lakeside condos and was abandoned by the occupants, who opened fire on police as they made their escape. The car was parked in Camana Bay cinema car-park.

Anyone who has information in relation to the incident a Lakeside should call George Town police station on 949-4222, the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477(TIPS).

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