UPDATE: Two men arrested for attempted murder

Published on August 1, 2014
A RNC street patrol officer sits in his cruiser as forensic identification section officers continue to investigate a shooting Monday night at this home on Williams Heights, near Kilbride in St. John's. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has arrested two men in connection to a pair of shooting incidents that happened last fall in St. John's.
The two suspects - ages 31 and 35 - will face charges of attempted murder and assault with a weapon. They were found Friday afternoon in a vehicle in the Howley Estates area of St. John's and subsequently arrested.

Police said the men have not appeared in court.

The charges related to a pair of shooting incidents last fall. One took place Sept. 9 on Boyle Street and the other happened Nov. 11 on William Heights. The victims required treatment for their injuries in both cases.


Earlier story

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has made an arrest in connection with a pair of shooting incidents that took place last fall in St. John’s.

On Sept. 9, 2013, a 21-year-old man was sent to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries after he was reportedly shot inside a house on Boyle Street.

The other incident took place two months later on William Heights. A seriously injured man walked into the Health Sciences Centre after he was shot on William Heights.

No information has been released about the person arrested, but RNC Chief Bill Janes and Insp. Barry Constantine will speak with reporters at 4 p.m.

Watch The Telegram for details.