Man charged in shooting

Police can confirm that an
18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting in

West Bay on Thursday evening, 24
June.

About 8.40pm a man was shot near
Kelly’s Bar in West Bay. A friend conveyed him to the Cayman Islands Hospital
where he was treated for a leg injury. He was released from hospital following
treatment. He has been identified by friends and family as Andy Barnes, the
father of 4-year-old Jeremiah Barnes who was killed outside at Esso Station in
Hell in February.

An 18-year-old man, Justin
Manderson, was arrested on Thursday night and he has now been charged with
attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm.

He appeared in court Tuesday.

Anyone with any information about
the incident is urged to contact DS Dave Morrison of West

Bay CID on 949-3999 or Crime
Stoppers 800-8477.