Another West Bay man was shot
dead overnight in the second homicide to occur there this month.
According to the Royal Cayman
Islands Police Service, the 20-year-old victim was found lying on the ground
near a Birch Tree Hill Road home located across the street from Kelly’s Bar.
Emergency medical personnel
and a doctor on scene attempted first aid, but the man was found to be
unresponsive. The doctor pronounced him dead at the scene.
It’s believed the shooting occurred
around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
There was no immediate word
on whether the overnight shooting was connected to violence in the district
earlier this month.
Victor Oliver Yates, 22, was
shot dead outside the Super C Restaurant on Jan. 3.
In what was believed to be a
retaliatory shooting, a 22-year-old West Bay man was shot at outside the
Pop-A-Top liquor store two days later. He was struck in the wrist and survived
Arrests have been made in the
Pop-A-Top shooting, but no one has been arrested in the Yates killing.