Cops hunting lone gunman

| 10/09/2014

(CNS): The police have now revealed that they are searching for a single gunman in relation to the murder of 24-year-old special Olympian Solomon Webster on Sunday night. The shooter apparently fled from the scene on foot towards the Logwood area of West Bay. The man is described as having a brown complexion, of slim build, and wearing a dark coloured shirt and jean pants. Police also stated that Webster’s murder was not believed to be gang related. An RCIPS spokesperson said Tuesday that Webster was understood to have been shot in Daisy Lane at around 8-30pm and was taken by his family in a private car to the West Bay Clinic.

As a result of the report made regarding the shooting, the police said, he was transferred from the car to an ambulance en-route to the clinic. Webster was then transported to the George Town Hospital, where he later died from a wound in his groin area. An RCIPS spokesperson stated however, that the full extent of his injuries and the cause of death will be established by a post-mortem,

Although Webster was clearly hit in a major artery, police have not yet offered any time-lines regarding the medical attention he received. Footage captured by the local TV station shows that the victim was treated in the car park of the West Bay clinic by paramedics before he was taken to George Town.

An incident room has been established at George Town police station which will be the focus of the murder enquiry headed up by Detective Inspector Denis Walkington, who is appealing to the community for any information to help them find Webster’s killer. Police said that a family liaison officer is in contact with the bereaved family.

Webster, who was just a few days shy of his 25th birthday when he was shot and killed, was also a special Olympian who had won agold medal for his country in bocce at the regional games in Puerto Rico in 2010. ‘

"Sully", as he was known to his friends, was a former Lighthouse School student, and despite being academically challenged and having a stint at Bonaventure, was considered a great local athlete who also competed in shot put and played both football and basketball.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Incident Room at 649-3057 or George Town Police Station on 949-4222 or the RCIPS’ tip-line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers 800-8477 (TIPS).

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  1. Anonyanmous says:

    Do you know who it is? please call 800-TIPS immediately.

  2. Anonymous says:

    The write up in the papers today was a great tribute to this young man. He too was another victim of a mad man! My prayers to the family. And rest assured his murderer WILL be caught and WILL be punished! We shall no longer allow monsters to exsist in our free society.”Run dem out”!

  3. Anonymous says:

    So do they know who the killer is or is or is he unknown??