Two men arrested for attempted murder

| 09/11/2008

(CNS) Police said on Monday morning they had arrested a second man on various offences in connection with a stabbing which occurred on Saturday night. Yesterday morning officers arrested a 22-year-old man  in West Bay for various offences after one man was stabbed several times in the body and one woman received stab wounds to her hand. Both men remain in custody. The man arrested today was 25 years old.

Police said that the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at around 9.40pm on Saturday night from a member of the public reporting that shots had been fired in the vicinity of Peppers nightclub. Soon after a second call was received from a man reporting that a man was behind Grand Pavilion and was suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound. Police and medics were deployed to the scene. The caller then stated that the victim was leaving the location. Police were then informed that the man was being driven by car to the hospital, with a second, female victim.

Police attended the hospital and found that the man had suffered a number of stab wounds to his body. The woman had suffered a stab wound to her hand. Both have since been treated and released from hospital.

Following investigations by George Town CID, the suspect was arrested in West Bay on Sunday morning  9 Novemberon suspicion of possessing an unlicensed firearm, attempted murder and wounding. He is currently in police custody. Today Monday 10 Novemebr polcie said they had arrested a second man yesterday afternoon also on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and wounding. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact George Town CID on 949-4222.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact George Town CID on 949-4222. Anyonewith information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling crime stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.


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  2. Jedi Dread says:

    RCIP running t’ings now, boi

    Keep it up, man! Don’t let these little punk bastards steal Cayman away from us. Unna jes remain moral and ethical in all your undertakings, and you will regain the public’s trust, respect and admiration, that you deserve, and so longingly desire.

    – Jedi Dread –