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Misty Gardens murder victim identified

The man who was gunned down in front of his home on Wednesday night has been identified as Dexter Andrew Brown, 42.

Police said Brown was standing at the back door of his Misty Gardens residence around 8:30 p.m. when he was approached by two men and shot about the body.

The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance but he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. Police have not yet determined a motive for the killing but say investigations are ongoing.

Brown’s death comes one day aftera 62-year-old man in Grand Bahama was shot dead after thugs broke into his residence, reportedly in search of money.

The victim was identified as Taleus Fatal, who was a taxi-cab driver. According to police reports three bandits broke into Fatal’s home on Gouge Lane around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday and demanded cash from Fatal, his wife and daughter who were home at the time.

After robbing them, the culprits reportedly fired shots which allegedly hit Fatal about the body.

They then fled the scene on foot and police were called for assistance.

When they arrived, they met Fatal suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the Rand Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

In regards to the latest murder, head of the homicide unit of the Central Detective Unit, Assistant Superintendent B.K. Bonaby said the police are seeking the assistance of the public.

The police also need help hunting down the person who killed 37-year-old Libing Wang Wong of the Eastern Road.

Wong was killed during a robbery on Sunday, November 21.

She was in the parking lot of the Montagu Inn, Shirley Street, when a short, heavy set male wearing a white T-shirt robbed her of a 2006 burgundy Honda Civic at gunpoint before shooting her in the stomach. The woman died in hospital a short time later.

“We are looking for help from members of the public,”said ASP Bonaby.”If you were driving past or walking past the area on Sunday we want you to call us and give us the information you have,”Bonamy said.

The homicide count now stands at 90, three more than the previous record.

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