Police shoot and kill two suspected bandits in Diamond

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[www.inewsguyana.com] – Police say acting on information received that a robbery had been planned to be carried out on a gold miner, ranks staked out an area at Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara last night (Saturday December 7).

Reports indicate that at about 22:30hrs the police challenged two men who were approaching on foot when one of them pulled out a handgun and opened fire on the ranks. The police returned fire, fatally wounded both men.

A .38 snub-nose revolver with two live rounds and two spent shells, along with one 9mm. round and two 7.62 x 39 rounds were recovered by the police.

One of the men has been identified as Paul Bascom called ‘Shine Buck’ of Diamond Housing Scheme while his accomplice has not been identified.

The bodies are at the Lyken Funeral Parlour.

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