Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating two separate shooting incidents on Sunday, which left two men in hospital.
In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 2:00 a.m., a man had just left a nightclub and was walking on Minnie Street, when he was approached by another man armed with a firearm, who shot him before running away. The victim was transported to hospital and is detained in critical condition.
In the second incident, shortly after 4:00 a.m., a man was standing in front of a residence on Miami Street, when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm who shot him before running away. He was transported to hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Investigations are ongoing.
In other crime news, two illegal firearms were recovered from the streets of New Providence on Saturday.
According to police reports, shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers were on routine patrol on Flint Street when they observed a group of men standing in front of an abandoned building. As the officers approached, the men ran from the area.
Officers conducted a search of the area and recovered two .40 pistols with 21 rounds of ammunition.
Police are appealing to anyone with information regarding these incidents, no matter how small or insignificant the tip may seem, to anonymously call police at 919, crime stoppers at 328-tips (8477) in New Providence or 1-242-300- 8477 in the family islands, the central detective unit at 502-9991/2 or the nearest police station.