Two West Bay men arrested for football field shooting

| 02/03/2024
Cayman News Service
Crime Scene Investigation Unit van

(CNS): A 24-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both from West Bay, were arrested on Friday and Saturday respectively in connection with the shooting at the Ed Bush football stadium last Sunday night one of which has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder as he is believed to be the gunman. The RCIPS said the men were arrested during police operations conducted over the last week.

Officers on the case are still seeking a number of other people believed to be connected to the incident.

In a press release issued Saturday, the RCIPS stated that officers have conducted several searches in the days since the shooting and proactive operations and searches will continue in the coming days. “Members of the public will continue to see an increased armed police presence, particularly in targeted areas, as well as proactive police patrols and vehicle checkpoints,” the release said.

All of those who were wounded have now been released from the hospital, including the three people who received more serious injuries after the shooting that occurred during the match at half time, and police said they are expected to make a full recovery. Seven people were shot when a gunman opened fire on a group of people standing on the sidelines.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911 or the RCIPS Major Incident Room at 649-2930.

To give anonymous tips call the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or use the website.
The public can also attend their nearest police station or speak directly with a trusted officer.

There is a reward of up to $250,000 for information that leads to the arrest, charge or conviction of individuals responsible for this incident
($50k from Cayman CrimeStoppers and $200k from the CIG).
Tips can be submitted anonymously to or by downloading the Cayman Crime Stoppers app.

Share your vote!

How do you feel after reading this?
  • Fascinated
  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Angry
  • Bored
  • Afraid
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags: , , ,

Category: Crime, Police

Comments are closed.