Taxi driver shot at, injured by ‘identifiable’ assailant

A 40-year-old taxi driver from Stanleytown, West Bank Demerara (WBD), is nursing a gunshot wound to his left thigh at the West Demerara Hospital.
The victim, according to the Police in a released statement, alleged that about 19:30hrs on Wednesday night he was in the company of his girlfriend conversing on the Stanleytown Public Road, when an identifiable male armed with a handgun discharged several rounds at him, from a distance, one of which struck him.

The shooter then reportedly escaped in a waiting car.
He was rushed to the hospital and admitted in a stable condition.

No arrest were made up to the time of publication.
Investigations are ongoing.


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