June 25, 2021

1 shot, 2 arrested after pointing gun at security

first_imgTwenty-one-year-old Shane Allison, a miner of Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara, was shot after he reportedly pointed an unlicensed firearm at an armed guard attached to a private security firm in the vicinity of Bourda Market on Sunday morning.Two other men who were with the gunman were arrested and were currently assisting with the investigation.Preliminary investigations by the Police revealed that about 02:10h on Sunday, the 23-year-old security officer who was stationed at the Bourda Market observed the men standing on Bourda Street between Robb Street and North Road acting in a suspicious manner.Realising something was amiss, the guard approached the men, but as he got closer, the miner allegedly whipped out a handgun and pointed same at the guard, who, without hesitation, discharged several rounds from his service weapon – one of which struck the now injured man.The miner collapsed a short distance away. The Police were called in and upon searching the area, recovered an unlicensed .32 pistol with six live matching rounds.The other suspects are a 34-year-old man of Nelson Street, Mocha, East Bank Demerara and a 23-year-old of Pike Street, Kitty.The security guard was taken into custody and was now assisting with the investigation.last_img

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