Summer Vacationing Is Dangerous – Kirkland & Ellis Partner Shot In Turks & Caicos Villa Robbery

An American tourist vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos had to be medically evacuated to Florida after he was shot during an armed burglary Friday night reports  WTOP…

 The report reveals….

The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force said a 57-year-old U.S. citizen was shot by a masked gunman while in his vacation villa in the Leeward residential area of of Providenciales, an island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, around 10:12 p.m. local time Friday. The man suffered from a single gunshot wound to his upper body and was immediately transported to a local hospital, where police said he was listed in stable condition.

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A spokesperson for the law firm Kirkland & Ellis confirmed to ABC News on Sunday that a partner in the firm, Mike Jones, was shot.

“Mike Jones, a partner in our Washington, D.C., office, was shot during a burglary while on vacation with his family,” the firm said. “Mike was treated successfully and is in stable condition and is expected to fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mike and his family, and we look forward to welcoming him back after his recovery.”