A man and his wife, originally of England, are in hospital nursing gunshot wounds after being shot at their home in Brighton by armed intruders around 2 a.m. Thursday.
A police statement issued on Friday did not identify the shooting victims, saying only that one is a 52 years old and retired, while the other is a 58-year-old manager.
Police said they were treating the shootings as cases of attempted murder.
iWitness News was able to ascertain that the shooting victims are Carolyn Lee and Stephen Lee.
Mr. Lee is manager of Barefoot Yacht Charters.
Sources in the know say that Ms Lee was shot in the right leg and stomach, while Mr. Lee was shot in his right hand and stomach.
Police say that reports are that two unknown masked men shot both persons about their bodies with a gun.
Police are soliciting the assistance of the public in obtaining information that can lead to the swift investigation and prosecution of the offender(s) in this case.
Persons with information are asked to contact the Officer I/C South Central Division at 17844584200 or the ACP I/C Crimes at 17844561339, police said in a statement on Friday.