Police are investigating the country’s latest homicides

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Police on New Providence are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting and a stabbing incident that occured on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 which has left two persons dead.

According to reports, shortly before 5:00pm a group of men were at Fig Tree Court and Dorsett Street, Fox Hill,when the occupants of a Dodge truck opened fire in their direction, injuring one man, before speeding away. The injured man was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

In the second incident, according to reports, shortly after 7:00pm, police were called to Leabert Close off Vinspen Road (Emmanuel Way) after receiving information that a woman was at that location, when she was approached by a male who was known to her, who fatally stabbed her before fleeing the area.

Police wish to assure the public that they are aggressively on the ground in the Eastern, and South Western District pursuing leads into these matters; however police are appealing to members of the public, who may have information that can further assist with these investigations, to contact the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, Crime stoppers at 328-TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station.

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