Police are investigating the murder of 49-year-old Kissoondatt Premsukh, a contractor of Lusignan, East Coast Demerara.
Premsukh, a father of three, was killed execution-style at around 17:40hrs on Friday at a construction site at Durban Street, Lodge, Georgetown.
According to information received, the man was at his construction site in the company of several of his workers when an armed male approached and discharged several rounds in his direction, causing him to receive injuries to his head and back.
Premsukh was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Stringent efforts are currently being made to apprehend the perpetrator.
Investigations are in progress.