Woman in custody in connection with stabbing
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot to death and another died from stabbing injuries in two separate killings within the last 24 hours.
The first incident took place shortly before 9pm on Sierra Leone Avenue, Flamingo Gardens.
Police found a man lying in the street suffering from wounds consistent with gunshots.
Emergency Medical Services were called to the scene and determined that there were no signs of life.
“Initial investigation revealed that the male was having a conversation with an individual in a vehicle, when another vehicle pulled up,” read the police report.
“A male passenger armed with a firearm exited and discharged the weapon at the male. He was struck several times about the body, resulting in fatal injuries. This matter remains under active investigation.”
The second incident took place shortly before 4am at a residence on White Fin Tuna Road off Carmichael Road.
Police found a man lying on the floor with wounds consistent with a stabbing in the front room of the residence.
Emergency Medical Services determined that there were no signs of life.
The police report read: “Investigation thus far revealed that a male and female were involved in an argument which resulted in the female stabbing the male with a sharp object. A female is in Police custody, she is assisting with the investigation into this matter.”
It added: “Police are appealing to members of the public, who may have information that can assist with our investigations into these incidents and other criminal matters, to contact the Criminal Investigations Department at 502-9991/2, Crime stoppers at 328- TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station.”