(CMR) The occupants of a vehicle managed to escape without harm after a man fired multiple shots at it along Martin Road in George Town early Monday morning; however, in a bid to escape, the driver lost control of the vehicle, crashing into a house.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) reports that shortly before 12:45 am, officers responded to a report of the incident leading to a single-vehicle collision. It was reported that the vehicle had been traveling along Martin Road when an unknown person approached the vehicle with a firearm and fired at it multiple times. The vehicle sped off and subsequently left the roadway, colliding with a house on the roadside and receiving significant damage.
Neither of the two occupants of the vehicle sustained gunshot injuries; however, the driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital for treatment for minor injuries sustained in the collision. The passenger of the vehicle was uninjured.
The matter is currently under investigation by George Town CID. Anyone with information is asked to contact 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via their website.