Police said the injured man attempted to rob the house he was seen exiting with his accomplice and was shot after he attacked residents with a cutlass.
He has been identified as 28 year old Vijay Ragnauth, of Success, ECD. He was shot to his right foot by a licensed firearm holder.
Ragnauth is under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, while his accomplice remains in police custody.
Investigations by the police later led to the recovery of a number of stolen household articles, including electrical appliances along with the arrest of six men and two women who are suspected of receiving some of the stolen property.