Police making leads into First Street shooting investigation


Police are making inroads into their investigation into the shooting incident on First Street, Coconut Grove Friday, that claimed that life a woman and left a man hospitalized in serious condition.

The man and woman were among a group outside a home when three armed men exited a vehicle that pulled up and began spraying shots at the group.

The man and woman were both taken to hospital, where the female later died.

Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigation Division Superintendent Shanta Knowles gave an update on this investigation, while commending officers on their efforts in recent weeks.

“We believe that we are making some very good leads into that matter and hopefully we will have some good news to report back to the family of those victims and also to the community.

“I just want to say how pleased we are with the work that officers have done in investigating these matters over the past few weeks and so we ask the community to continue to give us information that can assist us in all our outstanding matters and also to remember the officers and give them an encouraging word should you see them on the street” she said.