48 murders in The Bahamas for 2019.
A man was shot and died in hospital early yesterday morning, authorities reported.
According to police, officers responding to West Atlantic Drive found the victim lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and back.
The man, whose identity has not been released, told authorities that two armed men approached him and shot him.
He was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he died on his injuries.
There have been three killings on Grand Bahama for the year.
Yesterday’s killing marked the 48th murder in The Bahamas for 2019.
Around this time last year, there were 58 murders.
This represents a 17 percent decrease in murders.
There have been two murders this month so far.
There were five murders in July 2018.