Shooting incident and Suspected Suicide Gloom the Weekend

yampice-shooting-640x320A shooting incident and suspected suicide have overshadowed the much anticipated Mother’s Day weekend.

Gifford Cochrane, 20 years of Massacre is now a patient at the Princess Margaret Hospital, nursing a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

About 8:30 pm on Friday May 9th, 2014 at PottersVille, Cochrane was in the company of another young man standing on the roadside, when they were approached and searched by two masked men. In the process Cochr

ane was shot.

He is reportedly in stable condition and investigations are continuing.

Meanwhile, police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 25 year old Jamil Bruno of Wesley.

Jamil Bruno of Wesley

Jamil Bruno of Wesley

Bruno was found hanging by his neck from a rope in his dining room at Wesley about 12 noon on Sunday May 11th, 2014.

He was examined at the scene by the district medical officer and pronounced dead.

A coroner’s inquest was convened and the body was transported to the North Eastern Funeral Home pending a post mortem.

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