The following is a press release from the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force on Saturday 3rd September, 2022
The RTCIPF investigators have launched a double murder investigation.
At 12:05am today (September 03rd, 2022), the Police Control room received a report that two persons were shot on Reese Street, Five Cays in the vicinity of Pompey’s Bar.
Police Response Units responded and discovered a dark-skinned male with dread lock hairstyle lying face- up on the ground with several gunshot wounds about the head and body. At the time the victim was breathing, but unconscious. The victim was immediately transported to the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre, where he later succumbed to his injuries at 12.38am.
Whilst at the same scene, officers were directed to another area, where a second male victim was pointed out with gunshot wounds. The victim was also transported to the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre where he succumbed to injuries at 12.49am.
RTCIPF Major Crime Unit is continuing investigations.
Investigations are underway for these incidents. 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 strictest of confidence. All Crime Stoppers calls are answered by Miami Dade Police and no one from the RTCIPF will know who called.