Bahamas: Multiple Shootings Leave One Dead, Many Injured
A YOUNG child was one of five people injured in a shooting incident in Montel Heights on Saturday.
#This incident was one of multiple shootings that occurred over the weekend, including the death of a young man on Friday in Nassau Village.
#According to police, shortly after 9pm on Saturday, a group of people were at a social gathering in Montel Heights when two men, one armed with a shotgun, the other a handgun approached and “fired several shots into the crowd before fleeing on foot”.
#The child, whose age was not released, and four other victims were taken to hospital. Police said their injuries were listed as non-life threatening.
#A second shooting incident occurred approximately two hours later.
#Police said shortly after 11.30pm, a man was standing in the area of Market Street and Palm Tree Avenue, “when the occupants of a silver Honda Fit vehicle pulled up and shot him before speeding off”.
#The victim was taken to hospital where he is listed in serious condition.
#The investigations into both these incidents are ongoing.
#On Friday, one man was killed and a woman injured following a double shooting off Taylor Street, Nassau Village.
#According to police, the incident took place shortly after noon. The victims were part of a group engaged in a social gathering on a porch when three men emerged from the lot next door and opened fire, shooting two people.
#The woman was rushed to hospital in a private vehicle, where she is listed in stable condition. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.