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Popular TCI band member shot at Alison Hinds concert, man now stable at hospital

#Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – Sunday July 1, 2018 – A popular Turks and Caicos musician was shot in the leg, reportedly by stray bullets, while leaving the Soca on the Beach concert headlined by Caribbean music giant, Alison Hinds.

Police confirm the shooting and in a Sunday press release are asking for public assistance in getting to the bottom of the reckless shooting which could have been deadly for 30-year-old Edric Smith of the highly popular V6 Band.

“Police are asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they may have to help in solving a shooting, that occurred on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at a Long Bay Beach party after 1 a.m. A 30-year-old man while leaving received two gunshot wounds. The man is listed as stable.”

We are told the concert was very well attended; hundreds turned out for the event on Shore Club Beach.

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