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– was shot by said suspects back in May
A man who escaped death when he was shot back in May, was not so lucky Saturday night when the same suspects riddled him with bullets at Sophia, Greater Georgetown.
Dead is Seon Landon Aka Gaza, age 27 yrs, unemployed and of D’Anrade Street New Town Kitty, Georgetown. The shooting occurred at 18:35 hrs at ‘C’ Field Sophia, allegedly by a 30 yead old male of ‘D’ Field Sophia and another male. Police said both suspects were armed with hand guns.
According to the police enquiries disclosed that on May 1 this year, one of the suspects along with one Kevin Mc Adam, age 20 years of ‘E’ Field Cummings Park, had shot the victim in the said Cummings Park area which caused him to be hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was later discharged.
Kevin Mc Adam was arrested and charged for attempt to commit murder and is presently on bail, but the other suspect was never arrested. The matter is presently pending at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
On Saturday around 17:45 hrs, London and his reputed wife went to visit a friend at ‘C’ Field Sophia after which the woman left to buy barbeque, leaving London and the friend sitting on a bench in front of the friend’s yard.
Further enquiries revealed that about 18:35 hrs, while London and his friend were still on the bench talking, the two suspects approached on foot and at a short distance away they both pulled out hand guns from their pants pockets, pointed same in the direction of the victim and discharged several rounds which hit him after which he fell to the ground. According to the friend he threw himself to the ground immediately and waited until the men left. He received no injuries.
After shooting the victim, the two suspects then ran west on the said street and made good of their escape.
The victim’s reputed wife returned shortly after to the scene and she along with public-spirited citizens escorted London to the GPHC in a motor car where he was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and pronounced dead. London police said received five gun shot wounds about the head arm and body and is
presently lying at the Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary awaiting Post Mortem Examination.
Checks were made to locate the suspects but without success unto this time, the police said.
Investigations are in progress.