Three In Hospital After Weekend Shootings

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for two weekend shootings that left two men and a woman detained in hospital.

In the first incident, shortly after 10pm on Saturday, a man was involved in an argument with two men armed with handguns at a home located at Millers Heights off Carmichael Road, that led to him being shot.

The suspects fled on foot after the incident.

The victim was rushed to hospital where he is detained in stable condition.

In another incident, shortly after midnight on Sunday, three men believed to be Hispanic males were put out of a nightclub located on Woods Rodgers Wharf after creating a disturbance.

Shortly after 3am, one of the men returned to the club armed with a handgun, where he got into an altercation with a man identified as the disc jockey, who attempted to disarm him. This led to the disc jockey, the armed man and a woman at the club being shot.

The armed suspect then fled the scene in a Nissan vehicle. Police later recovered a .40 handgun in the area, believed to be the weapon used in the shooting. The man and woman were taken to hospital, where they are detained in stable condition, police said.

Shortly before 7am Sunday, police acting on intelligence, went to a home located at Mt Pleasant Avenue, where they arrested the suspect who had been shot.

The suspect was taken to hospital, where he is detained in stable condition under heavy police guard.

Police are also investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday night at a home on Jabal Drive off East Street South.

According to police reports, a man was at a home when two men armed with handguns robbed him of his cell phone before fleeing on foot.

Anyone with information on these incidents or any other crime is asked to call police at 919 or Crime Stoppers at 328-TIPS (8477) in New Providence or 1-242-300-8477 in the Family Islands.


mdaok 3 years, 11 months ago

The Bahamas needs to get serious about crime. Time to reinstate the death penalty for murder. Make room in the prisons for lower level criminals.


HarryWyckoff 3 years, 11 months ago

I guess these were accidental shootings, as the government told us crime is way down!!

When will we get attempted murder statistics? I have a feeling they would paint a very different picture.


Alex_Charles 3 years, 11 months ago

there was a report released by a think tank related to the US embassy that gave those very statistics that showed violent crime and attempted murder has gone up 500% since the 90's.


TorontoGal 3 years, 11 months ago

One shooting is one too many. Get serious with crime before your beautiful Bahamas becomes a battle ground for thugs and idiots who think they can solve everything with a gun.

Your election is coming up soon. Hold your candidate's "feet to the fire" and get them to do what they say they are going to do.

So many times I hear pastors and followers say, "pray and all will be alright"!

Well, how is that working out for you? The good Lord gave us a brain and wants us to use it, not to rely on HIM to do everything

Politicians stand up and be counted! Instead of putting the money in your pocket, put it where it best helps your people to stop this madness!


truetruebahamian 3 years, 11 months ago

it is Woodes Rogers WALK. Please educate yourself.


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