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Man Arraigned for Blair Family Shooting

The man accused of trying to kill a retired College Of The Bahamas lecturer, her son and her grandson was on Tuesday arraigned in court exactly two weeks after he allegedly committed the crimes.

Initially police said they were looking for two men, but on Tuesday 22-year-old Fleming Street resident Adrian Stubbs was by himself charged with three counts of attempted murder for the February 11 shooting.

According to court dockets Stubbs, along with another and while armed with a handgun intentionally and unlawfully attempted to cause the death of 68-year-old retired teacher Judith Blair, her son 34-year-old Marvin Blair and Moses Blair, the woman’s 14-year-old grandson.

At the scene that day police officers reported that there had been a home invasion at the family’s Blue Hill Heights property as the woman tutored the teen.

They said two armed men burst into the house demanding cash.

The woman was shot to the stomach and a bullet also grazed her head.

Her son Marvin, meantime was shot to the torso, however, the 14-year-old was unharmed but taken to hospital for trauma observation.

In court yesterday Stubbs was also charged with three counts of armed robbery.

It is alleged that on that same day he robbed the Blair family of a total of $2,170 in cash, a Samsung Galaxy S5 cell phone valued at $700, a Bahamian driver’s license valued at $60 and a Canadian citizenship card valued at $200.

It is also alleged that Stubbs stole a red bag valued at $90.

Stubbs racked up a seventh charge in court on Tuesday as he was also arraigned for receiving a black Hewlett Packard laptop the property of Judith Blair.

Stubbs was not represented by an attorney in court and when asked by Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt if he wanted to say anything, he said, “No.”

He was not required to enter a plea to the charges and was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prisons until May 15 when he next appears in court for the service of a Voluntary Bill of Indictment.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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