[www.inewsguyana.com] – The police are investigating the circumstances under which 50 – year – old Welton Edwards and 40 – year – old Sherwin Hamilton, of Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara, were shot and injured by a licensed firearm holder at about 00:05 hrs today, Monday November 03.
A media release by the police stated that the shooting occurred on a roadway at Sarah Johanna, East Bank Demerara.
It was noted that Edwards was shot to his abdomen and back, while Hamilton was shot to his abdomen and foot. They have been admitted to hospital for medical treatment.
The licensed firearm holder, whose firearm has been seized, is assisting the police with the investigations.
Meanwhile, police sources confirmed to iNews that the two men attempted to rescue a woman from the businessman, when they were shot. iNews was reliably informed that the woman wanted to end the relationship with the businessman, but was prevented from doing so; this is when Edwards and Hamilton intervened.
Multiple sources confirmed that the businessman discharged some 13 rounds.