Press Statement from the Office of the Prime Minister on the Shooting Incident on Lily of the Valley Corner

Prime Minister Davis extends his deepest condolences to the family of the individual tragically lost in the recent shooting incident that took place on Lily of the Valley Corner. In this moment of profound sorrow, our hearts also go out to the minor who is currently battling for life in critical condition. Our prayers and thoughts are with them and everyone affected by this senseless act of violence.

The Prime Minister commends the Royal Bahamas Police Force for their swift and effective response in apprehending a suspect. This quick action reflects our law enforcement agencies’ dedication and commitment to ensuring every single Bahamian’s safety and security. 

In light of this tragedy, the Government reaffirms its commitment to a cross-government and whole-of-society approach to combating crime. We are dedicated to hunting down any criminal element that seeks to disrupt the peace and harmony of The Bahamas. The Prime Minister emphasizes that there will be zero safe havens in our country for those who choose a path of crime and violence. Every necessary resource will be mobilized, and every legal measure will be enforced to protect our citizens and uphold the rule of law.