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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands Last Updated: May 19, 2019 - 5:12:29 PM


RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident has left a male with injuries
By Terecita L. Pinder
May 17, 2019 - 5:18:55 PM

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POLICE IN ABACO ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING
INCIDENT THAT HAS LEFT A MALE WITH INJURIES

Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019 shortly  before 11:00am, an argument ensued between two males while in the Pigeon Peas community, when one of the males withdrew a handgun and shot the other male several times about the body before fleeing the scene. The male victim was taken by private vehicle to the Abaco Health Centre and is said to be listed in stable condition.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

POLICE IN ABACO UNCOVERS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF
AMMUNITION AND DRUGS IN OPERATION “UPROUTE”

Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019 shortly after 3:00pm,  a team of officers in Abaco, acting on intelligence, went to an area in Murphy Town and discovered in bushes (16) packages of suspected marijuana, (7) .40 rounds of ammunition, (6) .38 rounds of ammunition, (108).45 rounds of ammunition, (2) .45 hollow tip rounds of ammunition, (35) .45 brass rounds of ammunition and (1) .45 magazine, altogether totaling (158) live rounds of ammunition. The total weight of the suspected marijuana is 2.6lbs. with a street value of $2,600.00. There were no arrest made in this matter. Investigation will continue.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW 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) OR THE CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT AT 350-3106/12.

ARMED ROBBERY SAFETY TIPS –
  • Personal safety first! money and merchandise are not important and can be replaced
  • Stay calm and don’t resist.
  • Do as instructed and don’t make sudden moves.
  • Keep your hands visible at all times.
  • Get a look at the robber if possible, but don’t stare.
  • Activate the alarm only when its safe to do so.
  • If possible, get a look at the robber’s vehicle and the direction travel.
  • Do not follow the robber
  • Install surveillance cameras and ensure that they are in working condition.

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