[www.inewsguyana.com] – Joseph Pheonix, a 39 – year – old businessman of Craig, East Bank Demerara was shot in his left shoulder, after he was confronted by four men, one of whom was armed with a handgun in his shop on Tuesday, April 14.
A police release noted that at approximately 20:45hrs, the men entered Pheonix’s business premises under the pretext of purchasing water after which they attempted to rob the businessman; however he resisted and was shot. The men escaped.
According to the police, the businessman also sustained a grazed wound to his jaw. Pheonix was treated at the GPHC and sent away. Investigations are in progress.