Pandemonium broke out in Georgetown today when a lone gunman began firing shots in the direction of a businessman on Regent Street which was populated with a number of shoppers at the time of the incident.
Reports are that an armed man exited a motor vehicle around 12:30h and discharged several rounds at the businessman and another person.
Narine Samadeen, 30, of Parika Backdam and the 35-year-old businessman, Shazam Alli, of Tuschen village, were injured during the ordeal.
After firing the shots, the perpetrator quickly got into the motor vehicle which he had exited and made good his escape as persons in the area were scampering for safety.
INews understands that Samadeen and Alli were subsequently rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment.
It is unclear at this point in time as to the motive of the shooter as well as the condition of the two men who appear to have been the targets in today’s shooting.