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Oct 21, 2019

Shooting in Ladyville Leaves 1 Hospitalized

Denfield Tasher

A shooting on Friday night in Ladyville has left one man hospitalized. Police say that sometime around ten-thirty that night, Denfield Tasher, was on the corner of Parakeet and Tapnachick Streets near Lowe’s Supermarket when he was shot. ACP Joseph Myvett tells us more about police’s response to the shooting.


Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Upon arrival, they saw a male person with apparent gunshot injuries, later identified as thirty-year-old Denfield Tasher of a Ladyville address. He was later transported to the KHMH, where he is listed in a stable condition. What the police know so far is that he was in conversation with a male person whom he claims he doesn’t know by name, and in that said process, the male person took out a firearm and fired several shots towards his direction, one of which caught him in the mid-section. So far, that is all the information police have been able to gather from him but we are looking at several other leads given to us in relation to this investigation.”

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