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Stabbed Teenager Is 60th Murder Of Year

The body of a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed in the back and head and died of his wounds is removed from the scene at Baillou Hill Road last night. Photo: Tim Clarke/Tribune Staff

The body of a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed in the back and head and died of his wounds is removed from the scene at Baillou Hill Road last night. Photo: Tim Clarke/Tribune Staff

By LAMECH JOHNSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

ljohnson@tribunemedia.net

A TEENAGE boy was killed last night after he was accosted by a group of male attackers who stabbed him in the head and back, police said. It was the second murder of the weekend, the eighth in 11 days and took this year’s total to 60.

The 17-year-old victim was walking south on Baillou Hill Road, near S C McPherson Junior High School yesterday when he was assaulted around 7pm, police said. He died at the scene.

The identity of the victim was not revealed by police, but Tribune sources say that he was Enrico Major.

Police also reported that three separate shootings over the weekend left one man dead and two others, a male security guard and a woman, in hospital.

The shooting death took place on Saturday around 6pm off Carmichael Road.

A man was standing in front of his home on Montgomery Avenue when an armed gunman shot him multiple times in his body before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

EMS personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Around 2am on Saturday, police received a report of a shooting at a nightclub on Key West Street. When they arrived they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Further inquiries revealed that the victim was on duty at the nightclub as a security officer when he denied two men entry.

The men left the club and returned a short time later armed with a handgun and shot the victim multiple times before fleeing on foot.

Yesterday morning, police received a report that a woman was brought into hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. It is understood she was shot somewhere in eastern New Providence and was taken to hospital in serious condition.

Police are actively investigating the incidents and urged the public to come forward with any relevant information.

The police can be contacted at 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.

Comments

sheeprunner12 5 years, 4 months ago

Yep ............................. youngest son of jailed drug dealer Dwight Major ........ SAD

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B_I_D___ 5 years, 4 months ago

Guessing someone was just tying up some loose ends...

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242smt 5 years, 4 months ago

So, crime is under control, is it? Anarchy is closer and closer every day.

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BahamianAway 5 years, 4 months ago

Another point for the criminals..the police force needs to step up these criminals are winning the game. Guess it will continue on until the last man stands after the smoke clears... -WILD WILD WEST

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Bain1234 5 years, 4 months ago

Please listen to me...Nobody cares about nothing,(Murder included)until it literally comes knocking to their door...swear...we can "beat up our gums as much as we want..Hanging needs to be restarted...the judiciary "talking fool"(allowing men out on bail)..and so much other assholeness that is been said..in the home the total brokedown of the family..parents knowing...watching their children breaking the law, doing all kinds of "foolishness"..we as neigbors, friend, family knowingly know of people who are committing crimes and saying nothing at all...what this means is that you are condoning and making it worse.There was a billboard up with the writing "CRIMINALS CANNOT HIDE IF EVERYONE IS WATCHING"...what have you done lately to stem the flow of bloodshed in our streets?..what have you done...SMH.

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Sickened 5 years, 4 months ago

Stabbed??? The news says he was chapped in the head with a cutlass. That mussy hurt... for a second or two. How you think his criminal parents feel now?

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sheeprunner12 5 years, 4 months ago

The parents eat the sour grapes and put the children's teeth on edge

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BahamianAway 5 years, 4 months ago

A possible case of children reaping what their parents sow...let this be a lesson.

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