Tag: shooting

Man gets 16 years for part in deadly gunfight

Man gets 16 years for part in deadly gunfight

| 24/08/2022 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Mikkyle Brandon Leslie (36) was handed a 16-year prison term on Wednesday for his part in a gang-related shoot-out at a bar in Central George Town last summer in which two men lost their lives and two others were wounded. When the unknown killer had begun shooting outside the Globe Bar on Martin Drive […]

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Gunman was returning fire, says lawyer

Gunman was returning fire, says lawyer

| 14/07/2022 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Mikkyle Brandon Leslie (36) could be facing more than a decade behind bars over a loaded gun that he fired outside a bar in George Town in February 2020. But at a sentencing hearing on Wednesday, his defence attorney told the court that Leslie had come under fire before he used the gun, which […]

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Cayman police officer shot dead on holiday in Honduras

Cayman police officer shot dead on holiday in Honduras

| 11/07/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS Police Constable Antonio Lopez Jackson (64) was shot and killed on Saturday, 9 July, while vacationing in Honduras with his family. No one else was injured during the incident. The RCIPS has not said what happened or where exactly he was killed, but according to posts on social media, Jackson was the victim […]

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Man charged with Bodden Town murder

Man charged with Bodden Town murder

| 05/07/2022

(CNS): The police have now charged a 28-year-old man with murder following his arrest on Friday evening a few hours after a 32-year-old man was shot and killed while sitting in a car in Bodden Town. The police have not yet confirmed the identities of either man, but according to numerous social media postings, the […]

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Bodden Town man shot dead, suspect in custody

Bodden Town man shot dead, suspect in custody

| 02/07/2022 | 142 Comments

(CNS): A 32-year-old local man from Bodden Town was gunned down on Bodden Town Road on Friday evening while he was in a parked car by a small restaurant across from Gun Square Road. The man, who has not yet been identified, was shot at around 5:30pm. Police said that emergency services arrived at the […]

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Murder suspect turns down chance to tell his side

Murder suspect turns down chance to tell his side

| 28/06/2022

(CNS): After two weeks of hearing the crown’s evidence against him for the murder of his 24-year-old son, Shaquille Demario Bush, in November 2019, Roger Deward Bush (47) declined to give evidence on his own behalf on Monday, leaving his lawyer to tell his side of the story. Bush was warned by Justice Marlene Carter, […]

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Crown: Father gunned down son in ‘hail of bullets’

Crown: Father gunned down son in ‘hail of bullets’

| 12/06/2022

(CNS): Roger Deward Bush gunned down his 24-year-old son, Shaquille Demario Bush, at their family home in West Bay in a “hail of bullets”, prosecutor Andrew Radcliffe QC told the court Friday. Bush, who is now 47, has pleaded not guilty to murder. The crown’s case against him is that in November 2019, he chased […]

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Jackson denies killing former prison officer

Jackson denies killing former prison officer

| 27/05/2022

(CNS): Justin Kyle Jackson (23) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of former prison officer Harry Elliott (63) at an illegal gambling den in George Town on Monday, 25 April. However, appearing in Grand Court on Friday, Jackson did admit to possession of an unlawful gun that police seized from a car he was […]

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Police appeal again for information in 7MB murder

Police appeal again for information in 7MB murder

| 12/05/2022

(CNS): No further arrests have been made in the investigation into the murder of Caine Demetree Thomas (21), a former key crown witness in two trials relating to a home invasion who was gunned down on Seven Mile Beach last month. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said that detectives continue to appeal for anyone with […]

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Jackson charged with gambling shop murder

Jackson charged with gambling shop murder

| 06/05/2022

(CNS): Justin Kyle Jackson (23) has finally been tracked down by police and charged with the murder of former prison officer Harry Elliott (63) at an illegal gambling den in George Town on Monday, 25 April. When he appeared in court Friday, Jackson was also charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm following last week’s […]

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Armed operations shock 7MB residents and visitors

Armed operations shock 7MB residents and visitors

| 02/05/2022 | 106 Comments

(CNS): The sight of armed police officers in pursuit of a suspect on Friday came as a shock to residents and visitors on Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach. As police pursued two men, one of them believed to be armed, who ran from a stop and search off the West Bay Road, armed officers […]

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