Investigation launched into death of Portland woman

by June 19th, 2017

The Manchioneal Police have launched an investigation, into the shooting death of a woman and the wounding of her daughter, in Reach District Portland yesterday (June 18).

Dead is 37-year-old, Shernette Ferguson, of Reach District, Manchioneal.

Reports are that between 12:30 and 1:00 a.m, residents heard explosions, and called the police.

On their arrival, Ms. Ferguson was seen, lying on the floor in her home, with multiple gunshot wounds.

Her daughter had a gunshot wound to the ankle.

They were both taken to the hospital, where Ms Ferguson was pronounced dead.

Head of the Portland Police, DSP Rex Swearing, says Ms Ferguson’s 9 year old daughter is being treated at hospital, while another child is receiving counseling for trauma.

 

He says, police are following strong leads in the matter.