Just before 8PM tonight, Friday 12 October, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Center to Sound Way in George Town where it was reported that a man had been shot.
Police were first on scene. The area was assessed by the armed units and they then advised the EMTs when it was safe to enter the location.
The injured man was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he is currently being treated for serious injuries believed to be as a gun shot wound.
There were two (2) suspects who were said to have left the location on foot and officers are currently making checks in the surrounding areas.
One suspect was said to have had a handgun and the other brandished a machete.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the 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 our website at www.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip. Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.