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Drive-by shooting at George Town house

Police officers are investigating a late night George Town shooting incident where a house was damaged but no-one was injured.  

About 1050 pm last night  the occupants of a house in McField Lane, off Mary Street,  heard what they believed to be two gunshots. They then found holes in a front window of their house and contacted police.

A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Police officers responded immediately and on examination of the scene confirmed recovering bullet fragments from inside the home.

“None of the occupants of the house were injured and police enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

“RCIPS officers remained at the location throughout the night and will  continue a scene search this morning during daylight hours.  

“In the meantime the RCIPS would  wish to reassure the public that we are stepping up our patrols to provide high visibility policing in that area.. 

“Officers are appealing for any witnesses who  may have been in the area around the time of this incident to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact George Town police station on 949-4222 or the confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477(TIPS).


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