A man was reportedly gunned down midmorning Saturday, while in a gym located off the Leeward Highway in Providenciales.
The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RTCIPF) has confirmed the killing, but have not released the identity of the man, even though social medial has already been broadcasting his name.
The police said they have opened an investigation into what appeared to be a targeted murder and are calling for the public’s assistance.
“At about 10:34 am on Saturday 30th April, 2022, the Police Control Room received several reports of gunshots at a location off Leeward Highway,” the police said.
“Two armed males were seeing fleeing the location in a vehicle. Police and Medical Teams were dispatched to the location. The male victim was later pronounced dead by a medical doctor who attended the scene,” the report further stated.
The police stated that any information from the public would be welcomed at this time, reiterating that that information would be held in the strictest of confidence.
“Anyone with information about this or other crimes can call 911 or Crime Stoppers privately at 1-800-8477 (TIPS.) Information provided will be treated in the strictestof confidence. All Crime Stoppers calls are answered by Miami Dade Police and no one from the RTCIPF will know who called,” the police said.