A father of six was killed shortly before midnight last night in what appeared to be a hit after two men entered his Belvedere Corentyne home in Berbice.
Dead is Patrick Mohabir, 42, of Lot 9 Belvedere Housing Scheme, Corentyne. He was reportedly shot to his left leg and chopped to his shoulder.
Police, in a report, said the incident occurred about 23:30hrs on Wednesday night when two men armed with a firearm and cutlass entered the home of Patrick Mohabir, 42 years, of Belvedere, Corentyne, and held him up along with his wife Shabina Ahmad, 39 years.
During the incident, the police said Patrick Mohabir put up a resistance and was shot and chopped by the perpetrators who escaped with two cell phones and a pair of shoes.
Mohabir was taken to the Anamyah Memorial Hospital where he succumbed while receiving medical attention.
According to information received by INews, the two men who were armed with a firearm and a cutlass, entered the two storey building through a window on the upper flat. The now dead man reportedly heard sounds and went to check and in so doing, he was confronted by the two men.
However, despite his wife, Shabina Ahmad offering them money, they reportedly shot and chopped the businessman then escape with two mobile phones. No arrest was made as police continue their investigations.