PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Detective department is presently investigating a shooting incident which probably took place late in the evening on Friday January 4th 2019 on the Old Simpson Bay road. A police patrol was sent to the scene on Saturday January 5th at approximately 12:30 p.m. after the 911
dispatch received a call of the incident.
On the scene the investigating officers found evidence on the scene which indicated the shots were indeed fired at that location. On the scene the investigating officers also located a vehicle with license plate P-5026 and noticed that the rear windshield had a bullet hole.
The investigators also found other evidence of the shooting in the immediate area. The Forensic department was called in to collect this evidence and detectives are still questioning potential witnesses to determine what exactly took place and who is responsible for the shooting.
No one was reported injured.