Cops arrest suspect in West Bay shooting

| 28/08/2013

(CNS): A 23-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody in connection with what is believed to be a gang related shooting at the weekend. Police have confirmed that, following an early morning operation in West Bay on Tuesday 27 August at around 5:15am, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested the man on suspicion of attempted murder. The arrest relates to the shooting on Powell Smith Road at around 9:30 Saturday night, when a 22-year-old man was seriously injured having been hit several times after gunmen opened fire on him when he answered his door.

The victim is said to be in a stable condition at the hospital in George Town with injuries to his face, back and leg. Police have said that patrols in the area have intensified and more armed officers have been deployed to the district.

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