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Quiet Christmas, says police

It was a virtually incident-free Christmas in Barbados.

According to police public relations officer Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch, apart from a shooting which occurred on Christmas Day, there were no other major incidents reported.

Ricardo Gibbons, 29, of Lower Carlton, St James received multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and hip around midday, while in the neighbourhood.

He remains at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in serious, but stable condition.

Welch told Barbados TODAY that while police responded to their usual calls to service, there was nothing else to report.

“The shooting at Lower Carlton was the only real major incident to occur over the Christmas holidays. It has been pretty much incident free in terms of serious crime,” he stated.

“Of course we responded to calls regarding accidents and so forth, but none of them were serious incidents.”


9 Responses to Quiet Christmas, says police

  1. Roberta Ford
    Roberta Ford December 27, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Lovely xx

  2. Dexter Squires
    Dexter Squires December 27, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    tell the truth do…

    • Maria Leclair
      Maria Leclair December 27, 2015 at 4:49 pm

      You should be pleased, unless you are in to blood and gore of course!

    • Dexter Squires
      Dexter Squires December 27, 2015 at 4:51 pm

      people wakeup….if you wana know if its good jus spend the night at the A&E emergency department and you will see…n i dont mean people with sickness only dey..

    • Dexter Squires
      Dexter Squires December 28, 2015 at 5:27 am

      Adrian Shorey it does has to be full of crime related incident,3 n more incidents is a lot you dumb ass…

  3. Maria Leclair
    Maria Leclair December 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm
  4. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce December 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    Thank GOD!

  5. A Maria Benn
    A Maria Benn December 28, 2015 at 2:51 am

    Woman dead Christmas Eve, another woman beaten and the assailant got a ghetto correction on boxing day. Somebody got shot between there, but it really was quiet huh?

  6. Andrew The Voice December 28, 2015 at 8:44 am

    What are you people expecting that there will be NO crime at all, I am thinking that you should be thankful that it was so low.
    Cant please you bajans.
    I am getting the impression think you WANT MORE crime.


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