West Bay suspect gunman released by police

| 04/09/2013

(CNS): The police have released the 23-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with shooting in the district of West Bay on Saturday 24 August. A police spokesperson also confirmed that the attempted killing was not gang related but no motive for the shooting has been revealed. The 22-year-old victim, who was shot at least three times when a gunman opened fire on the house in Powell Smith Drive off Town Hall Road, has been released from hospital, despite receiving serious injuries during the incident.

Following the shooting police patrols in the area have intensified and more armed officers had been deployed to the district. However, with the motive no longer believed to be gang related, it is not clear if the police are maintaining a heavier armed presence in West Bay.

If anyone has information they are asked to call 949-7777, or West Bay CID on 525-8303, or 800 TIPS to remain anonymous.


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