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Botched robbery resulted in miner being shot

Police are now hunting a lone gunman who reportedly attempted to rob a salon and its customers on Thursday afternoon in North East La Penitence, Georgetown and ended up shooting a 33-year-old gold miner.
According to information received, Peter Ciao of Kitty, Georgetown is now being treated at the Georgetown Public Hospital for gunshot wounds about his body.

This publication was told that the injured man and his girlfriend were at the salon in North East La Penitence at around 13:30hrs. Ciao was said to be laying in a chair inside of the building when a man armed with a gun entered and commanded everyone to relinquish their jewellery and valuables to him.

Ciao reportedly pushed the bandit, resulting in him being shot. The perpetrator then became frantic and fled the scene.

Investigations are on-going.

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