Shooting overnight in GT

Police are investigating
the shooting of a 50-year-old man in the George
Town area Monday night as an attempted murder.

According to
reports, about 11.00 pm last night the shooting victim was in his home in Cruz Lane, George
Town, when he heard a commotion outside.

Police said
the man opened the door of the house and was confronted by two suspects dressed
in black.

One of the suspects
had a firearm and shot the 50-year-old in the shoulder.

The victim was
taken to the Cayman Islands
Hospital where is in
stable condition. However, police said they expected the man will be taken overseas
for further medical treatment.

Inspector Collins Oremule is appealing for witnesses to the shooting, or anyone
who may have any information as to the motive for the attack, to contact George
Town Criminal Investigation Department on 949-4222.

can also be passed to the RCIPS confidential tip line 949-7777 or Crime
Stoppers 800-8477 (TIPS).