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Man Gunned Down In Drive-By Shooting

The body is removed from the scene off Robinson Road. Photo: Terrel W Carey/Tribune staff

The body is removed from the scene off Robinson Road. Photo: Terrel W Carey/Tribune staff

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Police investigate the scene of the murder off Robinson Road. Photo: Terrel W. Carey/Tribune Staff

By RASHAD ROLLE

Tribune Staff Reporter

rrolle@tribunemedia.net

A MAN became the 32nd murder victim of the year, according to The Tribune's records, when he was killed off Robinson Road Monday night.

In a press statement, police said: "According to reports, shortly after 10pm a group of men were standing in front of of a barber shop on Fourth Street off Robinson Road when a white Nissan March pulled up. An occupant of this vehicle fired a number of shots into the group, hitting one of them. Paramedics were called to the scene, but were unable to revive the injured man. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene."

Monday's incident came after a 16-year-old boy was killed in Nassau Village Friday night. According to reports, shortly after 8pm that night there was an argument on Butler Street between a group of men that resulted in one of them being stabbed about the body. Paramedics were called and attempted to revive the victim but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Comments

birdiestrachan 3 months ago

I am sorry to read about another life lost to violence. It is my hope that Dames and his peoples time voters , and the press will accept that murders have nothing to do with political parties. It is also my hope that they know this, and they are just playing those who can not think for themselves as fools.

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yari 3 months ago

It was the PLP who first politicized crime. Don't be sanctimonious birdiestrachan.

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Aegeaon 3 months ago

See how easy it is to kill?

Now these guys are one step ahead to being kingpins in the Bahamas. Gangland Bahamas - 100,000 points, Law Enforcement - 0

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rawbahamian 3 months ago

The police force needs to set the gangs up against each other so they can kill off respective gang members then arrest the remaining few, slam dunk them in jail and 85% of the crime issues would simply evaporate overnight. It is no point in jailing these brain dead clowns because they have no remorse or respect for human life so let them kill themselves off and deal with the remaining few with 100,200,300 yr jail sentences then there will be no more recruiting etc for more criminal activity. Get rid of the few who are causing issues and let society return to peacefull living !

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