Shortly before 3:00 pm on Tuesday 22 March, 2011 police received information of an armed robbery at The Convenience Store, Lewis and Market Streets. Police responded and information received that two males, one of whom was allegedly armed with a handgun, entered the establishment and demanded cash. The culprits robbed the establishment of an undetermined amount of cash and fled the area on foot west on Lewis Street. Police are investigating.
Sometime around 11:42 pm on Tuesday 22nd March, 2011 police received information of a shooting at Abraham Street off St. James Road. Police responded and information received that a father and son were standing outside their residence at Abraham Street when they were approached by two males wearing hooded jackets, one of whom was armed with a handgun. It is reported that the culprits fired gunshots in the direction of the two which resulted in the father receiving gunshot injuries his hands and his 26 year old son receiving multiple gunshot injuries to the body. The victims were taken to hospital via EMS personnel where a short time later the son succumbed to his injuries. Police are investigating.