Three gunmen stormed into a private residence earlier today where they robbed the occupants of $1M in cash and a quantity of jewellery.
They also shot one young man to his shoulder during the brazen robbery.
Reports are that around 04:45h this morning, Vanisha Shrikissoon, 30, of Rosehall, Corentyne, Berbice and four other persons who were engaged in plucking chicken were held at gunpoint by the bandits.
The three perpetrators who were brandishing firearms entered the home and demanded cash and valuables while pointing the guns in the direction of Shrikissoon and the others.
INews understands that the bandits, during the execution of the robbery, shot 20-year-old Samuel Fernandes of Sand Reef, Rosehall, injuring him to his shoulder.
The three men managed to escape with $1M in cash and a quantity of jewellery. Police are on the hunt for the perpetrators as investigations continue into the matter.