A 43-year-old carpenter is currently hospitalised after he was shot to his abdomen by a mechanic during a row over a game of pool.
The incident occurred on Monday at Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo (EBE). The suspect, a 43-year-old man, remains at large.
Police said the suspect and victim had an argument over a game of pool. As a result of the disagreement, the mechanic pulled out a handgun and shot the carpenter.
The mechanic then escaped.
The carpenter was rushed to the Leonora Cottage Hospital, where he was treated by the doctor on duty and admitted a patient.
He was later transferred to Georgetown Public Hospital, where he is admitted a patient. His condition listed as serious.
Investigations are ongoing.