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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District Last Updated: Jan 5, 2018 - 10:08:40 AM


RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigating a shooting incident that has left a male dead.
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Jan 5, 2018 - 7:53:32 AM

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HOMICIDE – GRAND BAHAMA

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male dead.

Reports are that on Thursday 4th January 2018 shortly after 10:00pm, police were called to a business establishment on West Mall Drive, where they discovered the body of a male with gunshot wounds. Reports are that two males had entered the establishment and shot the victim before fleeing. The victim reportedly pursued the assailants and collapse in the parking lot. EMS personnel were called to the scene and reported no signs of life.

Police are aggressively 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 350-3107 thru 12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES 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 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

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  • Don’t give your account number to anyone on the phone unless you’ve made the call.
  • Carry your cards separately from your wallet. It can minimize your losses if someone steals your wallet or purse.
  • During a transaction, keep your eye on your card. Make sure you get it back before you walk away.
  • Open your bills promptly — or check them online often — and reconcile them with purchases.
  • Report any questionable charges to the card issuer.
  • Notify your card issuer if your address changes or if you will be traveling.
  • Don’t write your account number on the outside of an envelope.
  • Clear your logins and passwords. This is especially important if you’ve been working on a public computer.
  • Be alert for phishing, a trick in which spam or pop-ups mimic legitimate banks or businesses to obtain your personal information, which they use to access your accounts. Always verify that you’re on a familiar Web site with security controls before entering personal data.







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