Police rank trailed by bandits from airport; gunfire exchange ensues in city  


crime scene [www.inewsguyana.com] – Just before mid- night on Wednesday, police ranks confronted the occupants of a motor vehicle at Barr Street, Kitty, Georgetown.

One of the ranks had sought assistance after he suspected that he was being trailed by the motor vehicle from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, where he had collected some relatives.

The police ranks came under fire from the occupants of the motor vehicle and returned fire wounding Shawn Thom, 37 years, of National Avenue to his left foot.

He has been admitted a patient at the GPHC where he is under guard. His accomplice managed to escape.

An unlicensed .38 revolver with 3 live rounds and 2 spent shells has been recovered and the motor vehicle seized by the police. Investigations are in progress.



  1. This has been going on for years at CJIA since the 80’s ……. they have to squeeze this guy nuts and let him squeal who give him the order from the airport and check all of his cell phone contact and see which one is working at the airport ……… NEVER GIVE YOUR CORRECT DESTINATION WHEN ENTERING GUYANA

  2. Now i just wonder if there are going to get any info out of him about the other 2 chaps? but all an all great job by the POLICE.
    I still say there should of kill him…..

  3. Great job by the cop,i just wished he shot all of them,O tolerance on these cockroach,,Guyanese need to live in peace not pieces,,

  4. This is a consequence of a drug deal between two criminals going south. These are indiviauals who are known very well to each other.


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