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Second man deceased from Fatal Shooting on Martin Drive

Law Enforcement 16 Jul, 2021 Follow News

Second man deceased from Fatal Shooting on Martin Drive

The RCIPS have reported that a second victim of the fatal 1 July Martin Drive shooting, who was receiving treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital, passed away suddenly this morning. Police have confirmed he was Eldon Charles Walton, 55 years old, of George Town.

The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family of the deceased.

In addition, the 35-year-old man of George Town who was arrested on 9 July on suspicion of attempted murder in relation to the aggravated burglary and shooting on Adonis Drive in West Bay, which took place on 26 June, was further arrested in relation to the Martin Drive shooting

He has since been charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm in relation to the Martin Drive incident and was scheduled to appear in court today Friday July 16
Investigations into this shooting incident are ongoing.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the incident, especially anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Martin Drive and Ms Frances Street at around 11:00PM on Thursday, 1 July.
Such persons are asked to contact the RCIPS Major Incident Room at 649-2930.


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