Security guard shot to legs by colleague

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A 32-year-old security guard of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was on Wednesday evening shot to his leg by another security guard.

The incident occurred at around 19:20hrs whilst the suspect was on duty at the Ayan Chinese Supermarket at Plaisance, ECD.

Reports are that the suspect and the victim, who are both employed with Northwest Security Service, were chatting when the suspect suddenly discharged a round from the shotgun which caused the victim to receive injuries to both of his legs.

Shortly after, the suspect was trying to clear the firearm and another round was discharged, but away from the victim.

The victim was picked up by public-spirited citizens, who took him to the hospital where he is presently admitted a patient in a stable condition.

The suspect is in custody as an investigations continue.