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Nassau police investigate 2 shootings - Man arrested for drug possession
Mar 15, 2017 - 12:50:24 PM

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POLICE INVESTIGATING TWO SHOOTINGS

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that have left two men detained in in hospital on Tuesday 14th March 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 9:00pm, a man showed up to hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was treated and detained in stable condition.

Then shortly after 10:00pm, two men were fighting on East Bay Street that led to a man standing in the area being shot. The victim was taken to hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Investigations are ongoing.

MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, officers from the Selective Enforcement Team took into custody an adult male for possession of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 14th March 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm, Selective Enforcement Team officers were on routine patrol on Martin Street, where a man was seen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicions of him. The man was accosted, searched and a quantity of marijuana was found in his possession. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody in connection with the find.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT ANYONE ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300- 8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)


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