By RICARDO WELLS
Tribune Staff Reporter
POLICE are investigating two shooting incidents, one of which left a manager at the Compass Point Beach Resort in hospital.
According to sources at the West Bay Street resort, shortly after 1am a man armed with a handgun entered the restaurant and accosted an employee, later identified as the dining room manager, and demanded cash. Compass Point Resort general manager Philip Smith told The Tribune he does not believe the victim was targeted by the assailant, suggesting that the gunman was just after the company’s money.
Police reports indicated the assailant shot and robbed the manager of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot. The victim was taken to hospital, where he remains in serious condition.
Officers are also investigating an incident that occurred around 8pm in the Englerston area.
Reports are that a man walking on Podoleo Street was shot multiple times in his lower body. The unidentified man was rushed to hospital where he remains in serious condition.
Anyone with information is asked to call police pm 919, Crime Stoppers on 328-8477 in New Providence or 1-242-300-8476 in the Family Islands.