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GB Homicide Victim Identified

The Grand Bahama businessman shot and killed has been identified as Sedrick Hepburn.

According to authorities, the 47-year-old Lincoln Green resident was walking alongside his girlfriend shortly before 6:00pm in the Fortune Bay Drive area shortly before 6:00p.m. when he was shot multiple times about the body.

Hepburn’s companion was unharmed.

Police are again appealing to anyone with information that can assist with this investigation to contact them at 350-3107/8, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

In other crime news:

Freedom was short lived for a would-be armed robber.

Police said around 11:00am yesterday, a gunman entered a store on Guana Cay, Abaco wearing a cloth tied around his face.

One of the store’s employees reportedly recognized the gunman and a struggle ensued, resulting in the employee being struck to the head and the firearm discharging.

According to police, the suspect fled the store empty handed; however, he was arrested a short time by police in Guana Cay.

This matter is under active police investigation.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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