man suspected to be a bandit was less than an hour ago killed near the Giftland Mall on the East Coast Demerara, during an alleged exchange of gunfire.
Crime Chief, Wendell Blanhum has confirmed that the man shot near the Giftland Mall is indeed a bandit.
Information received suggests that the armed bandit in the company of another suspect approached a businesswoman, grabbed her bags and attempted to flee. However, the woman’s body guard opened fire on the men, injuring one and killing the other.
The injured perpetrator managed to flee the scene.
A firearm was reportedly found at the scene, near the body of the dead man.
Investigations are ongoing.
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