Abaco man fatally shot; Stabbing victim detained at RMH
Freeport News Reporter
A fatal shooting on Abaco early Sunday morning has left one man dead.
According to police reports, the victim was shot after an argument between a group of men at a motel in Sandy Point escalated.
Police were notified of the shooting around 4:00 a.m. Sunday.
The victim was transported to the Sandy Point Government Clinic by a private vehicle, but was declared dead by a local doctor around 10:00 a.m yesterday.
In the wake of this latest homicide, police are seeking the assistance of the public with their investigation into the matter.
Anyone with information with regards to the shooting is asked to contact police on Abaco at 367-2560, 367-3437, 911 or 919 or contact the Central Detective Unit at 350-3107 or 350-3108.
Here on Grand Bahama, a man is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times about the body early Sunday morning.
The stabbing took place following an altercation with several individuals at a club along East Sunrise Highway around 3:00 a.m.
The victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle where at last report he is still detained.
Police are continuing their investigation into the incident and are asking the public to call the Central Detective Unit with any information on the incident at 350-3107, 350-3108, 911 or 919.
Police are continuing their efforts to crack down on the number of illegal weapons on the streets.
Officers from the Mobile Patrol Division were conducting a routine patrol in the Murchison Drive area around 5:00 p.m. Friday when they came across a male behaving suspiciously.
Officers gave chase to the suspect who fled on foot while he withdrew an object from his waste and escaped from the scene.
Police officers retrieved .9 millimeter firearm and one round of .9 millimeter ammunition.
Police are continuing their investigation into the incident.
Officers engaged in Operation Night Hawk in the Holmes Rock area around 1:00 a.m Sunday made a number of arrests.
A male was apprehended for possession of an unlicensed firearm, wantonly discharging a firearm in a public place, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.
One person was arrested on a warrant of arrest and another two people were arrested for causing damage.
An additional 10 people were arrested for dangerous drugs, firearms and on a warrant of arrest.
Police are also questioning a man following last Sunday's copper wire theft at the ZNS' transmitter site on Settler's Way.
According to police, officers from the Mobile Division were in the Queens Highway area around 7:00 p.m. Friday, when they arrested a man found in possession of a large amount of copper.
The man was not able to provide officers with a satisfactory account of where he obtained the material and as a result he was taken into custody.
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