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Man dies after suffering serious injuries in Bristol

Police have cordoned off a large area of where Pennywell Road meets White Street

A man has died after he was found with serious injuries in Bristol.

The man, who has not been identified, was found in Pennywell Road, in Easton yesterday. He was taken to hospital but sadly later died of his injuries.

Police say his death is being treated as unexplained, and a post mortem is being carried out.

An investigation was launched yesterday (18/2) after a man was found with serious injuries in the Pennywell Road area of Bristol.

The local community will see an increased police presence in the area as our investigation continues.

– Avon and Somerset Police


Woman taken to hospital following arson attack

A woman has been taken to hospital following an arson attack at her home in Bristol.

The incident took place at around 1am Saturday morning at the house on Colston Road in Easton.

The fire service were quickly able to put out the blaze, and the woman was take to hospital as a precaution.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses who may have seen anything suspicious in the area.

They're particularly keen to trace a man who is captured on CCTV and who may have witnessed the attack and followed the offender.

  • Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 5217036712.

Police trying to trace car's movements in murder investigation

Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing the movements of a red Peugeot 107 as part of a murder inquiry.

The body of Karina Batista, 40, was found at a property in Kensington Park at about 10.20am on February 13.

A post-mortem examination found she died from multiple injuries to the upper body.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Police believe a gold Samsung Galaxy phone was disposed of in Keynsham too. Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

As part of their investigation police say they want to hear from anyone who saw the red Peugeot 107 between 3.15am and 6am on February 13.

They believe the car, which has a hubcap missing from the front left wheel, was in the Keynsham area at the time.

Police are also looking for a gold Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge mobile phone which may have been disposed in Keynsham at around 4am.


Police hunt gunman after shooting

Police are hunting a gunman who shot a man in the stomach in Bristol.

They were called to the Jolly Roger pub on Easton road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A man, 25, has been taken to hospital with what are being described as serious stomach injuries. Officers have spent the afternoon carrying out forensic investigations but no arrests have been made.

The scene of the shooting outside the Jolly Roger Pub in Easton Credit: ITV News
Officers empty bins as they look for evidence Credit: ITV News
Forensic teams search for clues Credit: ITV News

Three arrested after man shot outside pub

The man was shot outside the Jolly Roger Pub in Easton, Bristol Credit: ITV West Country

Three men, including two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot as he stood outside a pub.

The 34-year-old man suffered a fractured shoulder in the shooting at the pub in Bristol, and was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

A 29-year-old man, a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy have been arrested for attempted murder, are currently in custody.

The incident happened at the Jolly Roger pub in Easton at around 2am on Saturday.

The man was shot once as he was stood outside.

Police are now appealing to help trace a red Peugeot 206 - registration KY02 AUH believed to have been involved in the offence.

It’s vital we trace this red Peugeot 206 registration KY02 AUH and I’m appealing for anyone who has seen a car matching this description before, during or crucially after the incident, to call us as soon as possible.

– Det Insp Simon Brickwood
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