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Man shot, three in custody

Man shot, three in custody

| 01/08/2009 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Police said this morning that three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm immediately following yet another shooting in George Town in the early hours where a man was shot in the arm. The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at 4:25 am on (1 August) reporting that shots had been fired in the parking lot of the Nevlaw Building on Shedden Road and that a man was injured.

Police and medics responded to the scene and found a man with non-life threatening injuries to his right hand and arm who was transported to hospital in a stable condition. Police arrested the suspects – aged 17, 21 and 22 – within an hour of the incident; the men remain in custody at this time.

“These quick arrests demonstrate our commitment to actively pursue those who threaten the safety of our community with their violent, criminal acts,” said Investigating Officer Detective Dave Morrison. “We are appealing to members of the public to assist us by coming forward with any information they may have on the incident.” DC Morrison can be contacted on 516 1045.

Anyone with 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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