Duncan Street businessman shot during robbery


POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING[www.inewsguyana.com] – A businessman was shot on Saturday June 20, when two armed men barged into his establishment and demanded that he hand over cash that he had in the building.

According to a statement from the Guyana Police Force, the robbery took place just after 10:00hrs on Saturday morning.

Police say, two men, one of whom, was armed with a handgun, entered an Internet Café and Western Union Outlet at Duncan Street, Georgetown, and held up the proprietor Gordon Nestor and a staff member.

The men took away over $400,000 and escaped in a waiting motor car but not before shooting Nestor to his left foot.

 The 52-year-old proprietor has been admitted to hospital and police investigations are in progress.



  1. These shootings have become a daily occurrence in Guyana. It is quite disturbing and the Police don’t seem to have an immediate solution to end this scourge.

  2. Taught crime rate would have reduce under the partnership Govt. Common ramjattan u need to do more get the force to hunt down these criminals they no them so that shouldn’t b hard


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