Police investigate weekend shootings, stabbings
Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened over the weekend.
The latest incident happened on Saturday shortly after 6 p.m. when two men approached a 34-year-old man walking on Honestead Street and shot him in the thigh.
Police reported that the victim was taken to hospital via emergency medical services (EMS) personnel where he was detained in stable condition.
One of the men was wearing black clothing and the other a red shirt and a blue jeans pants.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the two men, as well as two other men responsible for a shooting incident at Golden Isles Road.
That incident reportedly occurred shortly after 4 a.m. on Saturday.
According to police reports, the victim was walking on Golden Isles Road off Carmichael Road when he heard gunshots and realized that he was shot to both legs.
The victim was taken to hospital via EMS personnel where he is detained in stable condition.
Police are also seeking the public’s help in two stabbing incidents.
The first incident happened on Friday morning around 5:50 a.m. on Father Calnan Lane.
Initial police reports indicate that the victim was walking west on Father Calnan Lane, when he was approached by another man wearing dark clothing armed with a knife.
The culprit reportedly demanded cash from the victim, who refused and was subsequently stabbed under the left arm.
The victim was taken to hospital via EMS personnel where he is detained in critical condition.
The second incident reportedly occurred around 8:40 p.m. on Friday.
According to police reports the victim, a 45-year-old male, was at Free Town Lane, Kemp Road when he got into an altercation with another male and was subsequently stabbed to the neck and finger.
The victim was taken to hospital where he is detained in serious condition. Police are following significant leads into the matter.
Police also reported that a 46-year-old male of Sutton Street was in police custody for allegedly shooting another man while at Sutton Street off Kemp Road.
The suspect turned himself into officers at the Wulff Road Police Station, along with a high-powered weapon and ammunition, shortly before 9 p.m. on Friday.
The incident reportedly occurred sometime around 8:40 p.m. on Friday, and resulted in a 30-year-old man of Free Town Lane being shot multiple times to the abdomen.
The victim was taken to hospital where he was detained in serious but stable condition.
Active police investigations into all these matters continue.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact police at 911, 919, 322-3333, the Central Detective Unit (CDU) at 502-9991, 502-9910 or Crime Stoppers at 328-TIPS.