BREAKING NEWS: Man shot in Newtown

Scene of the incident

A man was shot in Newtown on Wednesday morning.

The police have confirmed the incident and are presently on the scene.

The incident took place near Rueben’s Bakery.

DNO understands that a bus was shot several times.

One man is said to have died in the incident.

This is a developing story.

Red marks show bullet holes on the bus
Police on the scene

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20 Comments

  1. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    July 5, 2018

    Dominica is the only place on the planet when there is a murder investigation we see the likes of anything that remotely resembles military soldiers on a murder scene.

    While detectives investigate: the only other presence of law enforcement officials should be police officers to secure, and guard the crime scene, until the detectives are satisfied there are no more evidence, and clues to be collect!

    What are the goons in military fatigue doing at a crime scene?

    Even if terrorism was suspected that is not the job for a a defense force, army, navy, nor marine! into; Dominica do not have such forces anyway!

    In a fools paradise anything goes, no surprises; we must expose our Dominica stupid mentality to the rest of the world!

  2. Charles
    July 5, 2018

    What’s up with those jokers in battle fatigue when the professional detectives are on the scene? But besides one death is a one death too many in this small island….something is desperately wrong with our society today.

  3. mine
    July 5, 2018

    when they find who ever shot this guy in broad daylight I hope they put them away never to see daylight again.

    • Bob
      July 5, 2018

      Sorry this is Dominica that will never happen I say 5 years for the most then the thugs will be back out to terrorize more ppl. Arm yourselves legally.

  4. Josh Shaw
    July 4, 2018

    live by d gun; die by the, well u know how it go!!!

  5. anonymous2
    July 4, 2018

    This story needs follow-up. I hope that it gets it. This is a dangerous precedent that is happening and affects the safety of everyone.

  6. Sams
    July 4, 2018

    Lost the keys it’s tomuch

  7. Whoosh!
    July 4, 2018

    Yes sirree! Although the population is depleting the crime rate is still increasing.

  8. Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
    July 4, 2018

    Underneath the wicked Cabal of this Labor Government, people are being killed in broad day light like animals and cases are never solved. It’s a waste of time for the CID to even respond. No one will be held accountable.

  9. DA fails
    July 4, 2018

    Aye we have drive bys now! At least I can see Dominica improving in our crime now 8) No more hashay, bullet time

  10. July 4, 2018

    without our consent.[correction.

  11. July 4, 2018

    So now we have drive by shooting in D.A.? what has we become ? skerro said no laws no constitution so I guess the young people are listening , leader ship start from the top , so many crimes has been swep under the rug, [ fire bomb, of peoples houses, looters, murder at the Portsmouth police station, people disappearing with no result human trafficking of Haitians , and other national to Dominica, our shores and ports are not protected, our Parrots , which is our flag symbols was sold and transported in the early orning to an ellegale bird breeder for money with our consent, this just to name a few, skerrit must go.

  12. No Constitution, No law could.......
    July 4, 2018

    Dominicans what do you expect? GON Emanuel and his wife were firebombed, an attempt to kill them. who was defending, protecting the criminal? GON Emanuel has died, may his soul rest in peace, and up to this day, no justice.

    A police officer, investigating Money-laundering, was also firebombed, an attempt to kill him. Up to today, no arrests, no charges, no court, no case.

    Just recently, a Dominica Labour Party Minister and Parliamentarian brandished a gun in Parliament. protection, defence for doing the wrong thing and behaving so irresponsibly.

    What do you expect?

    The Communications equipment for the Marigot airport was destroyed. Set on fire. Arson. Skerritt disclosed that he knew who did it publicly. Up to now nothing has happened.

    Corruption, in your face, under our noses. Dominicans know about those corrupt practices, illegal against the Constitution and that has been going on for years. No Justice.

  13. Kermit
    July 4, 2018

    You were a little troublesome but you didn’t deserve it. You were also my very good customer. I know your girl taking it hard.

  14. Lenpro
    July 4, 2018

    These black fools are cold blooded killers and send to prison for life in the worst miserable condition.

  15. Neville
    July 4, 2018

    I have said it before and I’ll say it again, our beautiful island has become a lawless place under the rule of this regime. The police force has been degraded to a private protection unit of the dictator. Everything he lays his corrupt hands on changes for the worse. When do the citizens of Dominica wake up and smell the coffee.

  16. Ibo France
    July 4, 2018

    Most profound condolences to the relatives of the deceased. I hope that the perpetrator is apprehended and be justly punished. Dominica is still a relatively peaceful place to live unlike many territories of the region. All efforts must be made by law enforcement, with the assistance of the public, in keeping the homicide rate to an extremely low level. One murder is too many.

  17. Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
    July 4, 2018

    Welcome to the next level.

  18. langsort
    July 4, 2018

    a resilient youth

  19. %
    July 4, 2018

    Too many illegal guns on island.This seem NOT to be of priority to our government/police..
    Hope that the man’s injury is not fatal.
    Mr Commissioner Carbon,what is the latest re the barrel with so many guns Sir?You promised us that you would act sir!

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