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Man Dies In Hospital After John Chipman Street Shooting

TWO MEN are in custody assisting police with their investigations into a shooting on Saturday night that has left a man dead.

Around 9pm, a man was standing in front of a home on John Chipman Street, when a man with a handgun approached and shot him before fleeing on foot. The victim was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed.

A short while later police arrested two adult males for questioning in connection with the incident. According to The Tribune's records, there have now been 142 murders in the Bahamas this year.

Police are also investigatiing a shooting shortly after 5:30am on Sunday when a man walking on Weir Street off Baillou Hill Road, was shot. The victim was transported to hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Full story in tomorrow's Tribune

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John 3 years, 9 months ago

On this day in 2014 the body of 17 year Devonya was found after the teen was missing for a week. The discovery pushed the murder count to 124 or 125 for a total murder count of 127 in 2014. may her soul continue to rest in peace. Today, December 21, 2015, the murder count stands well above 140. And some suspect that the two young men who died in a "traffic accident" may also have been victims of homicide.

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