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May 9, 2016

Alrick Smith Targeted by Gunman in Ladyville

Alrick Smith

He has been in the news in recent months for a number of criminal offences, including attempted murder and drug trafficking. But on Friday night, the notorious Alrick Smith, aka Ricky, was shot at his house on Aricari Street in Ladyville. A gunman reportedly targeted Smith, hitting him on the left leg. He was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he remains hospitalized. The shooter is reportedly known to the police, but is yet to be apprehended.

 

On the Phone: ACP Edward Broaster, Regional Commander, Rural Eastern Division

“Friday night at about eleven, thereabout, Alrick Smith got shot in his left leg, on the upper part. The bullet went through and through on his leg. We believe we know the suspect and we are currently looking for the suspect despite the fact that Alrick Smith is not cooperating with the police at this time.”

 

Duane Moody

“Sir a motive for this shooting.”

 

Edward Broaster

On the Phone: ACP Edward Broaster

“We have no clue as to the motive for the shooting at this time.”

 

Duane Moody

“Are both the shooter and the victim well known to police as criminal elements?”

 

On the Phone: ACP Edward Broaster

“Not necessarily. We do know the suspect though. Like I said, we do not know the motive of the shooting. We just have to find the suspect and conduct that interview and hope that Mister Smith will cooperate with the police in this investigation.”

 

Smith was charged as recent as April of this year for drug-related offences. 

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