Guyanese-born Venezuelan resident shot dead by bandits
– father collapses, died after witnessing attack
A Guyanese man collapsed and died of heart attack shortly after witnessing his son being shot to death during a robbery in his Puerta Ordaz, Venezuela, home.
Dead are Miguel Alehandro Brito, 23, and his father, Artuo Brito, 60, formerly of Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo.
According to reports, the young man was in the living room when armed bandits invaded the property. At the time of the attack there was a power failure. Upon gaining entry, the bandits saw the young man sitting on a chair and shot him to the head.
The father on hearing the gunshot, ran towards the living room only to find his son’s motionless body with his brain scattered.
The father reportedly raised an alarm and immediately collapsed. The dead young man was born in Guyana but became a citizen of Venezuela. The family had migrated to Venezuela years ago.