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One dead in gang shoot out

| 12/03/2010 | 214 Comments

(CNS): Updated 10:30pm – Gang violence seemed to reach ever more shocking heights on Grand Cayman on Thursday evening when one man was shot and killed and a second ended up in hospital having sustained gunshot injuries following two separate shootings in the West Bay area at around 7:30 pm. One was off North West Point Road on Maliwinas Way and the other on Capt Osbert Road, off Birth Tree Hill Road. CNS also received unconfirmed reports of a further incident in George Town involving a fire arm. All of the shootings are thought to be gang related.

Police have confirmed however, that the 29 year old dead man was killed at the in Maliwinas Way location at  about 7.26 pm. He was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital but was found to be dead on arrival. In the second incident, which occurred about 7.33 pm on Capt Osbert Road, another man was also received a gun shot wound. He was taken by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he is currently being treated for leg injuries.

Police said they are on the scene of both incidents and enquiries are ongoing  and an update will be provided in due course.

Check back to CNS later for updates.

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