Police investigate midday shooting incident in Blowing Point

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Second victim in the midday shooting in Anguilla
Second victim in the midday shooting in Anguilla. PHOTO / Facebook picture

ANGUILLA –– The Royal Anguilla Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident which occurred in the Blowing Point area today Friday 11th December, 2015 around 12:30pm which resulted in two persons being hospitalized nursing gunshot wounds.

The incident occurred whilst the victims and other workers were working along the main road when they were pounced upon by the unsuspecting assailants who later fled the area on foot.

As the Police continues investigation into this matter they are appealing to members of the public who may have been in Blowing Point  and may have witnessed this shooting incident or have any information regarding this shooting to contact the Valley Police Station with such information.

The telephone number is 497-2333 and asks for the Criminal Investigation Department or to speak to any Police Officer of their choice.

Additionally information can be sent via the RAPF Tips Website by logging on to www.gov.ai/911 or email AXA911@yahoo.com which are both secure websites.

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One of the victims of the shooting at blowing point this afternoon. PHOTO / Paparazzi Network