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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

June 18, 2017



POLICE PROBE OVERNIGHT SHOOTING DEATH

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that has left a man dead and another detained in hospital on Sunday 18th June 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 12:00 midnight, a man drove himself to East Street South Police Station and reported that whilst parked in his vehicle in the area of a school on Charles Saunders Highway with two male passengers, a man in a Honda vehicle shot him. The man was taken to hospital where he is detained in serious condition.

Then shortly after 3:00am, police whilst conducting enquiries at the scene of the alleged shooting discovered the lifeless body of one of the male passengers. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police can confirm that the deceased was on bail for murder and was wearing an electronic monitoring device.

Investigations are ongoing.

ABACO SHOOTING VICTIM SUCCUMB TO INJURIES

A 23 year old male victim of Murphy Town, Abaco who was hospitalized at the Princess Margaret Hospital succumbed to his injuries on Saturday 17th June 2017.

This is in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in Murphy Town, Abaco on Monday 12th June 2017.

Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for any information that can assist in this investigation, to give them a call at telephone numbers in Abaco 367-2560/367-3437, in Grand Bahama at telephone numbers 350-3107/12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

CRIME PREVENTION TIP OF THE WEEK- Cell Phone Safety

WHEN TALKING ON YOUR CELL PHONE, BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND WHO IS COMING AND GOING; CONCENTRATING MORE ON YOUR PHONE CONVERSATION THAN WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND YOU, MAKES YOU MORE LIKELY TO BECOME A VICTIM OF CRIME.

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