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RBPF Nassau: Police investigating late night shooting
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Sep 3, 2018 - 3:45:30 PM

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Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which has left an adult male with serious injuries, Sunday, 2nd September, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, two men pulled up to a residence on Breadfruit Street, Pinewood Gardens. A silver Nissan vehicle pulled next to them and the occupants opened fire on the men, injuring one of them, before speeding away. The injured man was transported to hospital and is listed in serious condition. The second man was not injured.

Investigations are ongoing.


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