Police quiz three suspects in Hampton Street murder

Murder victim Deano Gordon

Nassau, Bahamas -Police have detained three suspects in the murder of 29-year-old Deano Gordon at Hampton Street.

Gordon was gunned down in a surprise attack as he stood in the street around 12:30pm on April 7.

A witness said three gunmen emerged from a black Toyota Passo and continued shooting Gordon after he fell to the ground. Gordon died at the scene.

A policeman in the area heard the gunfire and had a shootout with the gunmen.

The officer was not hurt. None of the men in custody were shot.

The gunmen fled the scene by heading west on Hampton Street and north onto Mount Royal Avenue.

Police later found the getaway car abandoned on Carib Road, off Mackey Street.

The murder took place during a 24-hour curfew imposed to contain community spread of the coronavirus.

Residents are supposed to be confined to their homes or yards unless they work in essential services or are doing necessary shopping.