A 40-year-old miner Shawn Sandy, of Alexander Village, Georgetown, allegedly found a handgun yesterday at King Buoy Hole in Mazaruni (Region Seven). The Police said that, as Shawn Sandy was showing the handgun to dredge owner Feroze Khan, 30 years, of Bartica, a round was reportedly discharged.
Police said the round struck Shawn Sandy to his right hand and Feroze Khan to his abdomen. Feroze Khan was pronounced dead on arrival at the Bartica Hospital, while Shawn Sandy has been admitted and is under police guard.
Investigations are in progress.