Tag: shooting

Man seriously wounded in GT shooting

Man seriously wounded in GT shooting

| 26/04/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for information about a shooting off South Church Street, George Town, early Friday morning. One man was taken to hospital at around 1:20am with two gunshot wounds, which police said were serious but not life-threatening. When the police arrived on scene the victim was already being transported to the hospital by […]

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Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

| 28/02/2019

(CNS): Charges against a young West Bay man for murder have been called into question by his defence attorney, who applied for a dismissal hearing after telling the court that the crown had presented “no evidence” to indicate his client was the killer. “I don’t know why we are here,” Crister Brady said when he […]

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Suspect arrested in Christmas Day murder

Suspect arrested in Christmas Day murder

| 27/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal shooting of Darrington Ebanks (29) in the early hours of Christmas Day. Police said the suspect, who has not yet been identified, was arrested on Wednesday at around 2pm and remains in custody as the murder investigation continues. Ebanks […]

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WB man shot dead early Christmas Day

WB man shot dead early Christmas Day

| 25/12/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Police have opened a murder instigation after a West Bay man was found dead following reports of gunshots being fired in the early morning hours of Christmas Day. The RCIPS has confirmed that Darrington Ebanks (29) was found unresponsive at around 1:30am on Tuesday 25 December in the area of King Road and Florence Lane […]

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Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who was shot and wounded in the district around midnight on Sunday night-Monday morning should have been the prosecution’s key witness in a gun-related trial due to start Monday, CNS has learned. The victim was the complainant in the case against Aaron Crawford (26), also from West Bay, who is […]

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Man wounded in midnight shooting

Man wounded in midnight shooting

| 26/11/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a shooting in West Bay at midnight on Sunday-Monday that landed one man in hospital. Police said that when they attended the scene in Birch Tree Hill Road following the report, they found a man had been shot in the side of his body. Emergency medical services also attended and […]

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Cops on hunt for gunmen after GT shooting

Cops on hunt for gunmen after GT shooting

| 13/10/2018 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has opened an investigation into a shooting on Sound Way in George Town Friday night in which one man was seriously wounded. Just before 8pm, armed police were called to the location and assessed the area as being safe before medics were able to attend to the injured […]

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Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

| 17/09/2018 | 22 Comments

(CNS): It took a jury less than three hours on Monday to find William Ian Rivers (39) guilty of murdering Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour in January 2017 at a West Bay restaurant, after the local man had denied murder claiming diminished responsibility. Rivers had admitted shooting Seymour but claimed it was manslaughter, not murder, because […]

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Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

| 12/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with the murder of Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January last year, may not be fit to enter a plea to the charges against him. Rivers reportedly shot Seymour after arriving at the West Bay restaurant on a […]

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GT shooting case thrown out for lack of evidence

GT shooting case thrown out for lack of evidence

| 04/04/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man walked free from court last week after firearms charges against him were thrown out when the judge presiding over the trial decided there was no case to answer. Although police recovered spent shell cases, indicating that a weapon had been fired outside the Roof Top Bar in Mary Street and […]

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Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

| 26/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with murder last year, may not be fit to stand trial. Rivers is accused of shooting and killing a man at a West Bay restaurant, after which he barricaded himself in his family’s home and engaged in a stand-off with police. He has denied murdering Mark Travis “Hubba” […]

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