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Six Killed In Six Days

The country’s murder count climbed closer to 40 Sunday after a man was gunned down
The gunman then fled on foot. outside an inner-city residence becoming the sixth person to be killed in the past six days.

This latest incident occurred shortly after midnight yesterday as a man was sitting on a bench at the rear of a female friend’s home located on Gibbs Corner off East Street, when a man armed with a handgun approached him and shot him multiple times to the stomach and chest.

The victim ran to the front of the house where he collapsed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, shortly before 9:00 p.m. Friday, a man was walking on Cordeaux Avenue, when two men armed with a handgun shot him in the head and fled on foot.

The Bahama Journal understands the shooting took place near Hanna’s Plumbing on Cordeaux Avenue and Palm Beach Street.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police have also taken five men into custody in connection with a shooting incident that left a man dead last Thursday.

According to reports, shortly after 9:30 p.m., a 20-year-old was walking through Wilson
Track along with another man, when three men fired several shots at them from a high-powered weapon hitting him several times to the upper legs.

He has since been identified as Quinton Rolle of Plantol Street.

Rolle was transported to hospital where he died a short time later.

Police have arrested two 17-year-olds, two 24-year-olds along with a 37-year-old in connection with this incident.
Police continue to investigate three other fatal shootings that occurred last week.

Around noon Wednesday, 24-year-old Renaldo Braynen was gunned down while among a group of men on Dunmore Street off Market Street.

Later that night, another man whose identity has still not been released, was shot while walking with a woman along Charles Vincent Street.

Five people have been arrested for this incident.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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