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Two men were murdered in Bermuda yesterday.

At a press conference after the incident, he said: Superintendent Sherwin Joseph said police were called to the scene in Fort at 6:05 a.m. Scaur HillSandy’s community.

When officers arrived, they found the two young men, whose identities were not disclosed, with apparent gunshot wounds.

An ambulance took the men to the They died during treatment at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Joseph said forensic evidence was recovered at the scene “which suggests that a firearms incident occurred.”

He asked residents of the Fort Scaur Hill area with surveillance cameras to view their footage.

“You may have captured material, videos, photos, etc. that could be helpful to our investigation,” he said.

Information can be reported to Detective Sergeant Anneka Donawa at 717-2250 or [email protected] or through the BPS Community Reporting Portal. Alternatively, you can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-8477.

Joseph added that police are following up on some leads in the case.

Meanwhile, Deputy Police Commissioner Antoine Daniels lamented the crime rate in the small British overseas territory, stressing that seven murders had been recorded since Bermuda Day in May.

He said police would step up their efforts ahead of the annual Cup Match cricket tournament.

Islanders can expect more traffic controls and increased patrols, particularly in the communities of North East Hamilton and Friswells Hill and Sandys.

The police will also take targeted action against known perpetrators.

Acting Police Commissioner Na’imah Astwood called on islanders to remain calm following the killings.

“I understand the fear and uncertainty that these incidents have caused for all of us. Please be assured that the Bermuda Police Service is fully committed to thoroughly investigating and clarifying the circumstances surrounding these incidents.

“I want to assure you that we are working diligently to ensure the safety of our community. The well-being of every single Bermudian is of paramount importance to us and we are committed to providing you with the support and protection you rightly deserve.”

Astwood urged islanders to be responsible in their social media posts and advised against spreading false information about the crime.

“We must remember that hasty speculation and misinformation can have serious consequences and hamper efforts to provide the public with accurate information and a thorough investigation,” she said.