A squad of officers at the scene of a police shooting on Brougham & Market Streets last night. Photos by Rodney Moncur.
Nassau, Bahamas – Police shot 27 year old Vincent Pierre last night, Thursday the 17th December 2009, around 8:35 p.m. on the corner of Brougham & Market Street.
Eyewitnesses claimed that police ordered Pierre to stop and when he refused he was shot in the leg.
An ambulance was called to the scence and Pierre was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital.
Mean while, a large contigent of Police officers closed of that part of Market & Brougham Street as they searced for a suspected gun Pierre was believed to have thrown away. Hundreds of young men then gathered to watch the event.
An ambulance leaving the scene last evening.