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RBPF Grand Bahama: DEU uncover an illegal firearm - Shooting and stabbing incident
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Jan 20, 2019 - 3:32:17 PM

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Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit uncover an illegal firearm – Grand Bahama

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Reports are that on Saturday 19th January 2019, shortly after 7:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers while on mobile patrol in the Pioneer’s Way and Livingston Drive area, observed a suspicious male, who upon seeing the police fled the area. Officers searched the area and discovered a black and silver pistol with (2) rounds of ammunition.

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting and stabbing incident that has left two males hospitalized in serious condition.

Reports are that on Sunday 20th January 2019, shortly after 1:00pm, two males were at a residence on Adventurers Way, when an altercation occurred between them that resulted in one of the males receiving gunshot wounds about the body, he was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital via Emergency Medical Personnel, and the other male received a stab wound to the head, he taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital by private vehicle. Both were seen by doctors and are listed in serious condition.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTERHOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919

OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS).

CRIME PREVENTION TIP – TAKE A STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL FIREARMS BY COOPERATING WITH THE POLICE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF ANY ILLEGAL FIREARM.

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