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RBPF Nassau: Suspect shot by police, illegal fIrearm recovered
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Nov 24, 2017 - 4:13:06 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm on Thursday 23rd November, 2017 Police Officers acting on information went to an apartment building at Abner Street, Fox Hill. As the officers approach the yard, a male, who is known to the police, pulled a firearm from his clothing and pointed it at the officers. It was at this time that officers became fearful for their lives, shot the suspect and recovered an illegal firearm. 

The suspect was taken to the hospital and was pronounced deceased. 

Her Majesty’s Coroner visited the scene and is investigating this incident.  

 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 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)  WEEKLY PREVENTION CRIME TIP – TAKE A STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL FIREARMS BY COOPERATING WITH THE POLICE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF ANY ILLEGAL FIREARM

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