Tag: murder

Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

Suspect charged in Vic’s Bar mass shooting

| 22/07/2021

(CNS) UPDATED: The 36-year-old man arrested last Friday at an address in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town has been charged with murder, five counts of attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with the mass shooting at Vic’s Bar in George Town on 9 July. Ezekiel Carter appeared in Summary […]

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9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

9 different guns used in 2021 crime spree, says CoP

| 19/07/2021

(CNS): Nine different Illegal guns have been at the centre of the violent crime so far this year, including two high-powered automatic weapons used in the recent murders. Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne has said the majority of the guns being used in crime that police are aware of are 9mm handguns. He said they […]

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Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

| 17/07/2021

(CNS): Updated Monday: Police have revealed that a 35-year-old man from George Town had already been arrested on 15 July on suspicion of murder in relation to the fatal shooting incident at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive on 9 July. The RCIPS released the information at the weekend after the press release on Friday revealing […]

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Second GTC shooting victim dies

Second GTC shooting victim dies

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): Eldon Charles Walton, one of the victims in the Martin Drive shooting on 1 July, has died. Police confirmed that the 55-year-old George Town man was receiving treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital when he passed away suddenly Friday morning. While no one has yet been charged with murder in relation to either the […]

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Cops work on tracking down witnesses

Cops work on tracking down witnesses

| 14/07/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that “very few parties have voluntarily come forward with information” on the two recent murders in George Town, in which two men were killed and eight other people wounded in a spate of gun violence. But police are doing the work to track down those who were present at the […]

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CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

| 12/07/2021 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Police have now confirmed that the victim in last Thursday’s fatal shooting at Vic’s Bar was Wayne Eron McLean (26) from Bodden Town. He is the second person to die in a recent spike of gun violence that has also seen around a dozen people injured. Mark Andre Ebanks (36) was killed in Martin […]

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Father denies murder of son

Father denies murder of son

| 12/07/2021

(CNS): Roger Deward Bush (46) from West Bay will go on trial at the end of October, facing murder and firearms charges for shooting his son dead in November 2019, after pleading not guilty on Friday. Bush is accused of killing Shaquille Demario Bush, who was just 24 years old at the time, at their […]

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Both arrested suspects in GTC killing released

Both arrested suspects in GTC killing released

| 09/07/2021

(CNS): UPDATED: Police have confirmed the George Town man arrested earlier this week in connection with the murder in Martin Drive in central George Town on Thursday, 1 July, was released Wednesday on strict bail conditions without charge. A second suspect who police confirmed earlier Friday had been arrested in connection with that fatal shooting […]

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Murder suspect arrested in GT shooting

Murder suspect arrested in GT shooting

| 06/07/2021

(CNS): The RCIPS has taken almost a week to update the country on the latest murder on the streets of the capital, but they have now confirmed that the man gunned down and killed on Martin Drive last Thursday night was Mark Andre Ebanks (36) and that an unidentified 31-year-old man from George Town has […]

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‘Screechy’ dies, cops open sudden death probe

‘Screechy’ dies, cops open sudden death probe

| 02/07/2021 | 81 Comments

(CNS): A once notorious local gangster, Carlos Renton Russell (59), known as “Screechy”, was found dead in his North Side home earlier this week, CNS has learned. Despite his reputation, the convicted killer was believed to be leading a law-abiding life in recent years, even working as a security guard. Police confirmed that they have […]

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West Bay father charged with killing son

West Bay father charged with killing son

| 18/06/2021

(CNS): A 46-year-old man from West Bay was re-arrested yesterday more than a year after his son was shot and killed on Daisy Lane. Shaquille Demario Bush was 24 in November 2019 when he was gunned down near to his home. His father was arrested at the time for the crime but bailed. Police have now charged […]

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