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Nassau Shooting victim dies in hospital, island-wide manhunt launched
Jul 17, 2017 - 2:34:48 PM

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Police have launch an island-wide manhunt for a suspect responsible for an overnight shooting death of a man that occurred on Sunday 16th July 2017.


According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, a man was walking on third street, coconut grove, off Robinson road, when a male approached and shot him before fleeing on foot. The victim was taken to hospital where he was detained in serious condition.

The victim died in hospital early this morning. (Monday 17th July 2017) investigations are ongoing.

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 1-242-300-8476 (Family Islands)

Weekly Crime Prevention Tip: if a crime occurs – report it!

Everyone should consider it his/her responsibility to report crime. Many criminals target favorite areas and have predictable methods of operation. When you report all the facts about a crime, it helps the police assign officers in the places where crimes are occurring or where they are most likely to occur. If you don’t report crime, this allows the criminal to continue to operate without interference.

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