1 dead, 6 shot, and 9 in custody after drive-by shooting in Nassau


Nassau, Bahamas – Nine adult males are in custody in connection with a shooting incident that has left one adult male dead and five other persons detained in hospital on Tuesday 26th April 2016.

Reports are that shortly after 9:00pm, a group of persons were standing on a park in Sunshine Park, when a male armed with a handgun emerged from a white Honda Legend vehicle and fired several shots before speeding off. Five males and a female were shot and were transported to hospital, where they were detained. One of the males later succumbed in hospital.

Police later arrested 9 adult males for questioning in connection with this incident.

Investigations are ongoing.

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