North Sophia man shot dead, another injured

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The crime scene. [iNews' Photo]
The crime scene. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – seven year old Colin Kendall, known as ‘Bow’ of North Sophia, Georgetown was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital last night following a shooting.

A police report noted that at about 21:40 hrs on Sunday, June 07, a group of men were under a shed at North Sophia when a car drove up and a man armed with a firearm exited and discharged rounds in their direction.

Kendall, a water vendor, was hit about his body while another man, who has so far been identified as ‘Keith’ was hit to his left side and has been admitted to hospital.

The perpetrator escaped in the waiting motor vehicle. iNews understands that the men were playing cards at the time of the shooting.

At the Georgetown Public Hospital, the dead man’s mother, June Watts said that she was at home when a child told her that Kendall was shot.TAB 1

According to the grieving woman, when she arrived at the location, she found her son in a pool of blood. She said doctors told her he was shot some fifteen times.

Persons in the Sophia area noted that the now dead 27 – year – old was no saint and in 2014, he was accused of raping a young lady following an outing at Guyexpo.

The man’s mother said that her son was no stranger to the police and has been arrested on several occasions.

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