Police, gunmen trade bullets in Stewartville; three arrested

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[www.inewsguyana.com] – At about 20:20 hrs on Wednesday June 03, police ranks intercepted a motor vehicle at Stewartville Public Road, West Coast Demerara, during which they came under fire from one of the men who were in the vehicle.

A report from the Police Force noted that the ranks returned fire during which one of the suspects was shot. He has been identified as Atiba Gardner, 39 years, of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo, and is under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital. An unlicensed .32 revolver with five rounds and a spent shell has been recovered by the police.

The two other men who were in the vehicle have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations. The motor vehicle has been detained.




  1. The west demerara has a lot of nonsense going on. A number of people claiming to associated with Granger is driving heavily tinted motor vehicles and carrying out criminal activity and the so call minester sit there trying to gain political deferences by trying to act outside of his response ability to fire 2 good police men who may have err while performing their duty but has solve numerous crimes in their time of service to Guyana police force ! wake up ramjattan.


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