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A security guard was shot by his colleague at a Chinese supermarket at Plaisance Wednesday night.
Injured is Sherwin Young 32 , a security guard of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara.
Enquiries disclosed that Younge
and suspect are both security guards and employed with Northwest Security Service.
On the date mentioned the suspect was on duty at Ayan Chinese Supermarket at lot 13 Plaisance Embankment, ECD, armed with one semi-automatic 12-gauge shotgun. About 19:20hrs the victim, who is living in the area, went to the supermarket and was talking with the suspect in front of the supermarket.
Whilst talking the suspect discharged a round from the shotgun which caused the victim to receive injuries to both of his legs.
Shortly after, the suspect was trying to clear the firearm and another round was discharged, but away from the victim.
The victim was picked up by public-spirited citizens, who took him to the GPHC where he is presently admitted a patient in a stable condition. The suspect is in custody as an investigation is in progress.