Update: Man shot on Eastern Avenue

Update 10am Tuesday: A man shot on Eastern Avenue Monday night was apparently attacked just after arriving home, Royal Cayman Islands Police confirmed.

According to a police statement on the incident: “While still in his vehicle, the victim was approached by a lone male who shot him. The suspect then fled the scene.”

The shooting victim was in critical condition at the Cayman Islands Hospital Tuesday.

No arrests were reported in connection with the case by mid-morning Tuesday.

Initial story: A man sustained a gunshot wound during a shooting on Eastern Avenue, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported.

The incident near Avon Way took place around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The victim was taken to the hospital.

The street was back open following a partial closure.

Police are investigating the matter.

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