After a spate of murders over the weekend, senior officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force conducted walkabouts and updated members of the media on their investigations into the slayings.
According to Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department Chief Superintendent Michael Johnson the incidents are related. “We have several persons in custody that we are speaking with and we are seeing how far that goes. If there is evidence they will be brought before that court,” he said.
Johnson, who was a part of a delegation of police officers returning to the murder scene in Montell Heights revealed details of the incident which took the life of a young man. He said, “the two persons were just south of where I am sitting in a yard when they were approached by gunmen who opened fire and shot. The second victim is still detained in hospital. Yes we have shotspotter which has been very helpful to us. It is locking down the timeline and that too has assisted us along with some camera footages were looking at.”
Other senior police officers taking part in the exercise were Superintendent Janice Minnis, Deputy Commander of the Grove Police Station; Superintendent Dwight Smith, Officer in Charge of the Southeastern Division and Superintendent Theodore Campbell of the Southwestern Division.