Holyrood RCMP responds to report of drive by shooting in Avondale

April 30, 2021
Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Holyrood RCMP is responding to a report of a drive by shooting that happened at approximately 4:00 a.m., this morning.

Shortly after 11:30 a.m., police were informed of the incident that happened hours earlier. Shots were fired at the door and windows of a duplex located on the Conception Bay Highway in Avondale. A vehicle of an unknown make or model, pulled into the driveway, delivered the rounds and departed. No one was injured during the incident.

Based on the investigation, officers feel this incident was not a random act. Holyrood RCMP are on the scene with RCMP Police Dog Services. RCMP Forensic Identification Services have been engaged.

The investigation is continuing.

Police ask residents in the area to check any available surveillance footage and to report any suspicious activity.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Holyrood RCMP at 709-229-3892 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading our free and secure mobile app. Search your App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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