Police investigate shooting incident on Boatswain Hill Road

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the persons responsible for a shooting incident which has left a woman in hospital. According to police reports, shortly after 7:00a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 the woman was standing at the rear of a vehicle in front of […]

Police-involved shooting reported

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) reported a police-involved shooting over the weekend. According to police reports, shortly before 9:00p.m. on Saturday,  police responded to Wulff Road near to Minnie Street, after receiving reports of a male being armed with a firearm. While engaging the suspect, he produced a black firearm and […]

Man accused of web shop murder charged

William Etienne, 26, appeared before deputy chief magistrate Subusola Swain charged with the August 24 murder of Alvin Strachan According to reports, shortly after 9 a.m., an armed male entered FML webshop on East Street and Balfour Avenue and exchanged words with Strachan before going into the restroom. A few minutes later, the assailant approached Strachan […]

Murder count climbs overnight

Man shot in car, dies in hospital The murder count climbed again last night after a man was killed in what police said was gun violence in the southeastern district of New Providence. Police said the victim was sitting in his vehicle outside a bar in Kennedy Subdivision off Soldier Road, when he was approached […]

Man arraigned for club murder

A 25-year-old man was arraigned in Magistrates Court this afternoon in connection with a club shooting that left one man dead and two others wounded. Vernal Johnson, of Dumping Ground Corner, appeared before Magistrate Subusola Swain and was charged with one count on murder and two counts of attempted murder stemming from the incident on […]

Shooting in Pinewood; 1 confirmed dead

Less than 24 hours after a man’s lifeless body was discovered on the pavement at Potter’s Cay dock – an apparent stabbing victim – another male has been confirmed dead by police. According to available reports, police were called to Saffron Street in Pinewood Gardens after 7 p.m. on Friday after receiving word of a […]

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence. “Im going to be a professional school shooter,” a YouTube user with the screen name “Nikolas Cruz” posted in […]

Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Just before the shooting broke out, some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School thought they were having another fire drill. Such an exercise had forced them to leave their classrooms hours earlier. So when the alarm went off Wednesday afternoon shortly before they were to be dismissed, they once again […]

Manhunt for alleged murder suspects

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men who are wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting incident, which claimed the life of one male and left two others in hospital on Friday. The incident occurred at Hutchinson Street. The first suspect is 24-year-old Christopher Blyden alias “CJ” of Baillou Hill Road […]

Police investigate latest homicide

The country’s murder count increased by one on Saturday after a shooting incident left a man dead. According to police reports, shortly after 11 p.m., a male went into the Southern Police Station with a gunshot wound to his body and reported that he was in his vehicle at the junction of East and Brougham […]