[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two persons are now nursing gunshot wounds to their bodies after they were shot during a police confrontation at Coverden, East Bank Demerara.
A police release stated that at 1:00hrs on Saturday November 14, ranks responded to a report of disorderly behavior by a number of patrons at a nightspot at Coverden.
While the police attempted to arrest one of the persons who was allegedly involved in the fracas, a scuffle ensued between the man and an armed police man. It was during the scufflethat the man tried to disarm the police officer and a round was discharged.
The bullet struck the man to his abdomen and also struck a female waitress at the nightspot.
The waitress has been identified as 27-year-old Odessa Glasgow, of Belle Alliance, Essequibo Coast and 33-year-old Linden Samuels 33 years, of Soesdyke, EBD.
The two have been admitted to the GPHC as police investigations continue.