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Bahamas: Man dies two hours after being shot by off-duty police

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot and later died following a police-involved shooting shortly after 9pm on Exuma yesterday.

According to police, the incident was involved an off-duty police officer.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not detailed in this morning’s crime report.

Police said the man was taken to the Exuma clinic for treatment, and an Air Ambulance was summoned to transport him to New Providence.

However, while at the Exuma International Airport awaiting transport, the man succumbed to his injuries at 11pm.

Police said the officer involved has been relieved of his duties and is assisting with the investigation.

A graphic video believed to be the alleged incident that quickly made its way around social media throughout the night.

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