Suspect in Golds Shooting Freed on Conditions

One of two men charged in a string of recent shootings has been released from custody.

Twenty-two-year-old Thomas Barnes of Paradise was freed Thursday, by consent, after securing two sureties and promising to follow a slew of conditions.

They include a requirement for him to live on the Burin Peninsula at least until his next court date on August 10th.

Barnes, along with 20-year-old Brandon Chafe, were arrested after a 21-year-old man was shot in the Goulds on Sunday night.

The victim survived.

The pair are facing charges of aggravated assault, possession, pointing and discharging a firearm, and assault with a weapon.

Chafe remains in pending custody his next court date on July 4.

He was one of the four people linked to recent gun violence that left an apartment building riddled with bullets, and a home firebombed.

Police have made an appeal for any video from the area of ​​Bidgood’s Plaza, Pipeline Road and Petty Harbor Road around 8 pm last Sunday night.

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