(CMR) Mikkyle Brandon Leslie-Ebanks (Mikkyle Brandon Leslie) (34) was arrested earlier this afternoon at the Owen Roberts Airport in relation to a shooting that occurred on Friday evening and is currently being held at the detention center. He was formally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and remains in police custody.
Leslie-Ebanks is said to be residing in the United States and returned to Cayman about two weeks ago. He was scheduled to return this evening when authorities picked him up at the airport shortly before 5:00 pm.
Just after 8:30 pm Friday night, 21 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched to Shedden Road by the 9-1-1 Communication Center, where it was reported that shots were fired at a location resulting in one man being injured.
The injured man was transported to the hospital after suffering from gunshot wounds and was immediately treated. He remains in the hospital where he is believed to be critical but stable.
The matter is being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Department and detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the incident to come forward. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact call 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. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.
In 2013 Michael Brandon Leslie, from the Cayman Islands, agreed to plead guilty in a United States Federal Court to one of seven counts in return for the dismissal of the other six charges in relation to a gun smuggling case between Cayman and Florida. in refrigerators, He received 46 months in prison along with a three-year term of supervised release.