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RBPF Nassau:police investigates shooting incident - Illegal firearms recovered
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Jun 2, 2018 - 6:01:23 PM

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POLICE INVESTIGATES SHOOTING INCIDENT 

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating a shooting incident, Saturday, 2nd June, 2018 which has left two adult males with injuries.  

According to reports, shortly after 12::00noon, two men were standing outside a home on Eaton Street, Yellow Elder Gardens, when a silver Toyota Passo vehicle pulled in front of the home. Occupants of this vehicle fired shots at the men, injuring both of them before speeding off. Both men were transported to hospital and are listed in serious condition.

Police are following significant leads into this matter. Investigations are ongoing.

ILLEGAL FIREARMS RECOVERED

In the first incident, sometime around 1:00pm, Friday, 2nd June, 2018 Mobile Division Officers were on routine patrol on Plantol Street when they observed a group of men in an abandon building acting in a suspicious manner. As the officers approached, the men ran from the building. Officers conducted a search of the building and recovered a .22 Pistol and 1 round of ammunition. 

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In the second incident, shortly after 11:00pm, Friday, 2nd June, 2018, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers acting on information, went to Marlin Close off Cowpen Road, where they conducted a search of a vacant lot and recovered from under an old sofa a Smith and Wesson .44 Pistol and 6 rounds of ammunition 

No arrests were made in these incidents, however; investigations are ongoing.

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POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THIS OR 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)

CRIME PREVENTION TIPS. BE AWARE THAT YOU ARE A POTENTIAL VICTIM OF A CRIME. STAY ALERT AND ATTUNED TO PEOPLE AND CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND YOU.



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