Police have said it is “too early” to tell whether the separate shootings that involved two brothers over the weekend are related.
One brother was shot and injured in Horse Path on Friday night (February 16) while the other reportedly came under gunfire in the same area of Tortola on Saturday night (February 17).
Police Commissioner Michael Matthews told BVI News this morning that both brothers were brought to Peebles Hospital after their respective incidents, but only one was found to be injured.
Police said the brother involved in the second shooting was unharmed and was only hospitalised because he felt ‘dizzy’ after being shot at. The condition of the brother who was injured is still not known.
Police investigations are ongoing.
Information reaching BVI News are that two brothers are now believed to be nursing gunshot injuries following separate shooting incidents.
The latest reported shooting is said to have happened in the Horse Path area on Saturday night, February 17.
That incident comes about 24 hours after another shooting in that area where one man was injured around 10 o’clock Friday night (February 16).
BVI News does not know the condition of either male victims from last night or tonight.
However, usually-credible sources said both gunshot victims are siblings and they are being treated at Peebles Hospital in Road Town.
Their names are being withheld at this time but our news centre will continue to follow these developing stories.
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