Providenciales, TCI, February 20, 2017 – Police are investigating two firearms related reports that occurred between Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February 2017 in the area of Blue Hills Providenciales.
Around 10:50pm, police responded to an Aggravated Burglary report to a home on the Millennium Highway, where the victim told police that she heard someone knocking on her front door, and upon opening it, four masked men rushed and entered the home and demanded money, jewelry and cellphones. The culprits got away with a number of items including a large undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during this incident.
Another report was made at 12:21 am the following morning, Police went to the Bay Road area where the complainant told officers that a male was shot in the ear by a masked man. The victim told officers that he was in his home when he heard his female neighbor screaming. He ran outside to see what was happening and came face to face with three masked gun men who fired shots at him. He received a gun-shot wound to the right ear.
The neighbor was seen and told officers that she came outside and saw a number of men in the corridor with guns in their possession, she screamed and ran back into her home.
The man was taken to the hospital where he was treated and discharged. Investigations are ongoing. If you have any information regarding both incidents above, contact the police at Chalk Sound Police at 338-5901/941-8067 or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-8477. The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind you not to report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter page.
Press Release: RTCIPF