May 26, 2022

Cayman Islands: UPDATED: [Man shot now identified] Shooting this evening (Mon 15 Jan) on Eastern Avenue

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The man shot (see below) has been identified as local musician Dexter Bodden, famous for his song “The Goldfield”.

From RCIPS

Tue Jan 16 2018

UPDATE:

Further to the release below, on Monday, 15 January, shortly after 6:30PM, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a shooting in the vicinity of Avon Way, off Eastern Avenue, George Town. Upon arriving home, and while still in his vehicle, the victim was approached by a lone male who shot him. The suspect then fled the scene.

Emergency responders attended the scene and the victim was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing and anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to call George Town Police Station at 949-4222.  Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online at the link: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=681.

 

Mon Jan 15 2018

Police are in the scene of a shooting that took place this evening, 15 January, around 6:30pm on Eastern Avenue in the vicinity of Avon Way.
A man sustained a gunshot wound and was taken to hospital.
Eastern Avenue was partially closed briefly but is now open.
The incident is under investigation and updates will follow.
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