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Police Kill GB Man

Police killed a Grand Bahama man early Friday after he tried to harm an officer with a knife.

According to police, sometime around 1:37 a.m., they received a report of an altercation involving a knife between a man and woman, both residents of West End, Grand Bahama.

When police arrived on the scene they met a woman bleeding profusely from the head.

The man was following the female with a knife in his hand and was ordered by an officer to drop the knife.

He refused and charged towards the officer with the knife.

As a result the officer shot the man in the upper shoulder.

EMS personnel and CDU officers were called to the scene and both people were transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical attention.

Around 3:30 a.m., however, the 33-year-old man, who is a resident of Queens Highway, West End, Grand Bahama died at the Rand Memorial.

The 32-year-old woman remains in serious condition.

Police investigations continue.

Sasha Lightbourne

Written by Sasha Lightbourne

Journal Staff Writer

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