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Drive-by shooting in Fox Hill

SEVEN or eight shots were fired from a passing car in Fox Hill last night hitting “Sparkey”, described as one of Fox Hill’s “boys on the blocks”. Onlookers said “Sparkey” was still alive when he was lifted into the ambulance and rushed to hospital.

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Legal debate heard in PM’s recusal bid in Appeal Court

LEGAL arguments over Prime Minister Perry Christie’s recusal application in an ongoing judicial review involving Lyford Cay resident Peter Nygard were heard in the Court of Appeal yesterday.

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Armed robbery sentencing hearing delayed by a week

A JUDGE yesterday deferred a sentencing hearing by a week for a man who was recently convicted of the gunpoint robbery of an elderly man at his workplace three years ago.

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Two in hospital after latest shootings

TWO men are recovering in hospital after they were shot in separate incidents on Tuesday night.

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New date for appeal over acid attack on family

A NEW date has been set for the Crown’s appeal against the punishment imposed on a woman who threw acid on her lover, his wife, and the couple’s son.

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Hunt for man after accident

POLICE want to speak with 25-year-old Jason Cleare of Faith Gardens who they think can help with an investigation into a fatal hit and run accident.

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Sentencing delayed for man convicted of manslaughter

A JUDGE yesterday deferred a sentencing hearing by ten weeks for a man convicted of manslaughter by provocation concerning the 33 stab wounds he inflicted on a banker he claimed had made a sexual pass at him.

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Constitutional challenge against criminal libel charges in trial

A MAGISTRATE yesterday adjourned a lawyer’s criminal libel trial pending a motion to determine whether the charges brought against her are a breach of her constitutional rights.

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Bail rejected for man accused of rape

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on a sexual assault charge.

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Warrant issued for murder accused

A JUDGE issued a warrant of arrest yesterday for a man accused of murder who failed to appear in court for his case.

Man on firearms charges denied bail

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned on firearm related offences.

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Two men shot dead in weekend violence

POLICE are investigating two homicides - the fatal shooting of a man by a relative in Bimini and the killing of another man who died in hospital after he was shot in the capital on Friday - pushing the country’s murder toll to 34 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Man, 21, dies in Bimini after domestic altercation leads to shooting

POLICE in Bimini are investigating a shooting incident on Saturday that has left a 21-year-old man dead.

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Man dies after drive-by shooting in Pinewood Gardens

A MAN shot in a drive-by shooting in Walnut Street, Pinewood Gardens, on Friday night has died of his wounds in hospital on Saturday afternoon, police in New Providence have confirmed.

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Status hearing for man accused of 2015 murder

A MAN awaiting trial on a murder charge appeared in the Supreme Court for a status hearing on Friday morning.