(Audio) ‘I was shot with live round’
-Linden seamstress tells inquiry
A seamstress who participated in the July 18 Linden protest testified yesterday that she helped to block a road to the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge and she was later shot with a live round to her left shoulder.
“I assisted in putting a piece of old iron on the road… that was around 4 o’ clock,” Janice Bergan, a Mackenzie resident yesterday told the commission inquiring into the events of July 18, when three men— Allan Lewis, Ron Somerset, and Shemroy Bouyea—were fatally shot and others were wounded.
Responding to questions posed by Commissioner Dana Seetahal, the witness said that she participated in putting garbage to block the road so that nothing could get across the bridge. “There were so many others …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.