MAN SHOT AFTER HE TRIED TO KNOCK AN OFFICER DOWN WITH A VEHICLE ON PARADISE ISLAND

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Man is now detained in hospital!

Scene of that shooting by police.
Scene of that shooting by police.

Nassau, Bahamas – A man who attempted to knock down a police officer with a vehicle is detained in hospital after he was shot on Tuesday afternoon.

Reports are that shortly before 1:00pm, a police officer was on duty at Paradise Island, when a man driving a vehicle aroused his suspicion.

The officer then signaled to the man to stop his vehicle, to conduct a search for dangerous drugs and firearms. The officer then asked the man to come out of the vehicle but he refused to do so.

The man then reversed his vehicle a few feet and then drove at the officer with a high rate of speed. The officer in fear of his life discharged his police service handgun and shot the driver. The man received a minor gunshot wound was rushed to hospital where he was detained in stable condition.

We clearly have some people who have problems obeying law in this town!

We report yinner decide!