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2 Dead, 5 Injured After Weekend Shootings

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects in several shooting incidents over the weekend that has left two men dead and five persons detained in hospital.

In the first incident, shortly after 7:00 a.m. Friday, a man was standing in front of his home located at Moncur Alley off Kemp Road, when a male armed with a handgun approached and shot him before fleeing in a silver Honda Fit vehicle license number 320478.

The man was transferred to the Princess Margaret Hospital, where he remains in stable condition.

Also late Friday, shortly before 11:00 p.m., a man was involved in an argument with another male on Miami Street that led to him being shot with a handgun.

The victim was transferred to hospital, where he is in stable condition, according to police.

The suspect fled on foot.

Then shortly after midnight Saturday, police received a report of a man found dead on Lincoln Boulevard.

When police arrived on the scene, they met the lifeless body of an adult male who had been shot.

Police have no motive for this shooting and are continuing their investigations.

Also shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday, a man was involved in an altercation with another man at a nightclub located on Fox Hill and Sugar Hill Roads that led to him being shot.

The man and two female patrons of the club were shot as a result of the altercation.

The three victims were transported to hospital where they remain in stable condition.

Finally over in Abaco police took two males into custody following a shooting incident on that island that left a man dead yesterday.

Reports are that shortly before 4:00am; a man was involved in an argument with another man near a nightclub off S. C. Bootle Highway, Murphy Town that led to him being fatally shot with a shotgun.

The victim was transported to the local clinic where he was pronounced dead. Police in Abaco immediately mounted an island-wide manhunt that resulted in the arrest of the two adult male suspects, who are being questioned in connection with this incident.

Investigations are ongoing.



Written by Jones Bahamas

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