(CMR) Cayman Marl Road can confirm that a 28-year-old Jamaican working in the Cayman Islands has been shot dead this evening on Eastern Avenue in the vicinity of Corner Restaurant.
Eyewitnesses have stated they could hear the shots from as far away Smith Road. Sources said that he was shot four times in the head – execution style. Almost immediately, there was a video circulating on the victim laying close to a vehicle and another man crying over him. CMR will not be publishing the video.
We have received confirmation of his identity but will not be publishing it until the police have notified next of kin in Jamaica. We do know that he was a father with a newborn . We also understand he was married to a Caymanian.
This is already the second shooting for 2018 and we are only 3 weeks into the new year. This story will be updated as more information is available.