Police investigate 2nd shooting fatality for 2016


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Ancel Carty
Ancel Carty

ANGUILLA — The Royal Anguilla Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding the 2nd shooting fatality for 2016 which occurred in The Valley on Friday 5th August 2016 around 6:45pm resulting in the death of a 23 year old male from West End.

The victim who was at the time in the parking lot of the Ruthwill Auditorium received two gunshot wounds to his upper body and later succumbed to those injuries.

As the Police continues their investigation into this matter they are appealing to members of the public who may have been in The Valley in the general area of the Ruthwill Auditorium Parking Lot 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 for The Valley Police Station is 264-497-2333.  Persons with such information should ask to speak with an officer of the Major Crimes Unit or any Police Officer of their choice.

Additionally information can be sent via the RAPF Tips Website by logging on to www.gov.ai/911  a secure website.

The Acting Commissioner of Police and members of the Royal Anguilla Police Force would like extend sympathy to the grieved family and friend of the decease.

A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed to the family.