[www.inewsguyana.com] – Suspected gunman, 32 – year – old Quacy McPherson of Plaisance Squatting Area, East Coast Demerara is currently under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital after he was shot in the head and foot by police ranks today, when he attempted to rob a female vendor at the Plaisance Market.
According to the police, 51 – year – old Hardai Rodrigues of Martyrs’ Ville, East Coast Demerara, was attacked by McPherson, who was armed with a firearm,
Rodrigues put up a resistance during which she was struck to her head by her attacker.
Ranks of a mobile police anti-crime patrol arrived in the area at the same time and responded during which the suspect opened fire on the ranks.
The police returned fire hitting him to the head and left foot. An unlicensed .38 revolver with three rounds and a spent shell was recovered by the police.