Monday, July 26, 2021

Police: 2 Found Dead in Pitt Road

With one day left in the year 2020, the murder rate in the Bahamas has increased, after two young men were found dead on Pitt Road on Wednesday morning.

What is known

  • Two men in their 20’s and 30’s were found in the area–one found in the road and the other in the yard of a residence.
  • Police made the discovery after responding to shots fired in the area.
  • One of the victims is known to the police; one of the victims is suspected of being involved in a gang and “sometimes peddles drugs.”
  •  A pistol was found on one of the victims on the scene.
  • Residents identify the victims as Calvin Archer and Amal Hunter.

What Assistant Commissioner of Police Solomon Cash says

As investigators probed the scene, Cash said, “We can appeal to members of the public who live in this area or who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to contact the police.

“This is a residential area where a lot of persons are in it, so hopefully we will be able to get a bit more information whether or not it’s a drive-by or persons.”

Cash said the police will deploy its policy strategy to prevent any further retaliation. “You can see the police presence every day throughout the day and night.”

Featured image: EWN

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