Victim critical after argument turns violent

| 25/02/2019

Cayman News Service(CNS): One man is in hospital in critical condition with a serious head injury and a second man is in custody after an argument between the two men turned violent in the early hours of Sunday morning, police have said. A 24-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the serious assault. The incident took place on Kennedy Drive, George Town, around 4:00am. Police said that a verbal disagreement between the men, who know each other, escalated into a physical confrontation, during which the victim was struck in the head.

It is not clear if a weapon was involved but police said that the victim had sustained a life-threatening injury. The man accused of inflicting the injury remains in custody as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

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