Stabbing, robbery at gunpoint reported over weekend

Police officers responding to a report of shots fired in West Bay on Saturday morning found a man who had been stabbed in the head and chest on Sunburst Lane.

The West Bay Criminal Investigation Department is investigating the incident in which the man was critically injured. A 911 call alerted police to the report of shots fired at 5:54 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived at the scene, they found the injured man, who was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital.

Police searched the area and recovered a handgun.


Police are also looking for two men who robbed a man at gunpoint on Venice Bodden Drive in Bodden Town around 11:20 p.m. Friday. One gunman is described as 6 feet tall, and the other as 5 feet, 8 inches tall. Both were dressed in dark clothing, of slim build, and spoke with Jamaican accents.

The victim told police the assailants tried to force him into his home but he resisted and was struck in the head, receiving a minor injury, according to police.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the man before the gunmen fled on foot.

Four arrested

Also on Saturday morning, police officers arrested three men and one woman during a traffic stop in Bodden Town.

Around 1:18 a.m., officers stopped the vehicle in which the four were traveling. Police searched the vehicle and found a handgun and ganja.