Suspects in Vieux Fort shootings arrested

Police have arrested  two residents of  La Tourney, Vieux Fort, in connection with two recent shootings in Vieux Fort, the Times has been reliably informed.

According to information, one of the suspects  was in possession of a .357 Magnum firearm with one round of ammunition.

The twenty year old was held during a joint operation by officers attached to the CID and the SSU at about 5 O’ clock this morning.

Another man, in whose house the suspect was found, was also arrested and taken onto custody.

Police suspect that the two were involved in a Valentine’s Day shooting that resulted in David Raymond, also known as ‘Pumpkin’, sustaining a single gunshot wound to the arm.

The two are also suspected of involvement in another shooting on Sunday, February 19, 2017 in which Tisha Collymoore, 20, was hit in the leg.