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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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Cops seek witnesses to armed mugging in GT

Cops seek witnesses to armed mugging in GT

| 12/07/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are urging anyone with information about a street robbery on Smith Road, George Town, last week to come forward in yet another crime involving firearms. The mugging happened just west of Huldah Avenue at around 2:50am on Thursday, 8 July, when a man who was standing on the roadside just across from Tropical […]

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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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Arrests made in WB as gun violence continues

Arrests made in WB as gun violence continues

| 11/07/2021

(CNS): The gun violence continued this weekend, despite the increase in armed patrols by the RCIPS, with a report of a shooting in West Bay close to the post office and yards from the district police station on Saturday night. No one was hurt and two men were arrested and ammunition seized shortly afterwards. Police […]

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Police arrest one and step up armed patrols

Police arrest one and step up armed patrols

| 09/07/2021 | 121 Comments

(CNS): Police conducted an operation in Prospect Friday afternoon and arrested a 35-year old man from George Town on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with home invasion on Adonis Drive, West Bay, last month where a man was shot. Police have confirmed that no shots were fired, despite reports of this being widely circulated […]

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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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