Man accidentally shoots self in the buttocks


The police are investigating reports that at about 22:45h last night, Friday July 12, licensed firearm holder Tyrone Lewis, 23 years, of Bartica, was at a night spot at Bartica when he accidentally discharged a round from his firearm which struck Keshana Barnes, 18 years, of Farm, East Bank Essequibo, to her right foot.

According to the police, another male patron confronted Tyrone Lewis concerning the incident, during which he is reported to have made efforts to pull out the firearm, and in the process, he accidentally shot himself in his buttocks.

Both Tyrone Lewis and Keshana Barnes have been admitted patients at the Bartica Hospital and the firearm has been seized by the police.



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