Young Bahamian Woman Tragically Shot in Atlanta

Posted on: August 5, 2016

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has the sad duty to advise that Ms Shanna Smith, a 24 year old young Bahamian woman, was shot in Atlanta sometime around 5.30am 4 August 2016. The shooting incident occurred in the Cascades neighbourhood, located in South West Atlanta.
 
Ms Smith was on her way home from work at Amazon, when she was shot. The details of the shooting are still not clear, and the matter is under active investigation by the Atlanta police.
 
The Bahamas Consulate General in Atlanta is in close contact with Ms Smith’s mother who is currently in Atlanta, and the Chief of Police of Atlanta.
 
This is indeed a very tragic occurrence and our heartfelt condolences are extended to Ms Smith’s mother, other family members and loved ones.
 
May she rest in peace.
 
 
 



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