By Kurt Campbell
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell has confirmed that investigators have so far come up e mpty handed in their inquiries into the execution of Former Army Officer, Denzil Mingo on Main Street on Saturday (November 16).
The Police Commissioner told iNews that no arrest has been made but informed that ranks are questioning individuals and will be reviewing surveillance tapes from businesses in the area.
The Ex-soldier was gunned down at about 04:00hrs on Main Street, Georgetown in front of the Edge Lounge night club. According to reports, gunmen opened fire on the 21 – year – old killing him instantly. Two of Mingo’s friends sustained injuries during the shooting incident.
A source subsequently told iNews that Mingo was acutely involved in the shooting incident at Bourda on (November 16) which injured 36 – year – old Jamaican Patrick Forbes a.k.a ‘Doggy’ and that his killing was merely a retaliation. Doggy succumbed on Friday, November 15.
However, According to Brumell Police Investigators are yet to make that connection; he confirmed however that establishing any possible links were a part of investigations.
Mingo’s white car bore in excess of twenty bullet holes. Windows were shattered and driver’s seat where he died was soaked with blood. It is believed that the gunmen used high powered weapons.
Brumell said that the police will continue with its enforcement to arrest the crime situation which appears to be escalating.