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UPDATE: Prospect Drive now reopened, crime scene cleared

Police have now reopened Prospect Drive for public use following last night’s (6 March) fatal shooting in which a man was killed.

In a statement a short while ago police confirmed that a 44-year-old-man of George Town that was found unresponsive on Prospect Drive was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.

They have not released his name. It is the second killing for 2018. The first occurred on 20 January in a carpark on Eastern Avenue. 23-year-old Omar Bailey was killed in that incident.

In an earlier statement police indicated that the last night’s shooting occurred at around 10:30 p.m.

Police say officers and other emergency personnel responded to a report of a man found lying in the road on Prospect Dr, George Town.

They say the man is believed to have been shot and showed no signs of life.

Reports reaching Cayman 27 state that the man was attacked while riding his bicycle along the street.

The police are calling for the public’s assistance with this investigation and are urging anyone with information about this incident to call the RCIPS Major Incident Room at 649-4502.  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:

Do check back for updates on this developing story and do tune into Cayman 27 news at 6 p.m. tonight (7 March) for the full story.



About the author

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 18 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

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