Update: Albouystown man shot dead by Police



Dead: Adrian Bishop
Dead: Adrian Bishop

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – eight – year old Adrian Bishop of Hill Street, Albouystown was shot dead this evening in his community, allegedly by a police officer.

Eyewitnesses told iNews that Bishop was shot in the neck at close range by the police officer who had arrested him. According to residents, Bishop and his girlfriend, who is reportedly attached to the Police Force CID, were having domestic issues when she called the police.

Residents explained that the police arrived, approached Bishop and then proceed to “chuck him up” into the police vehicle. According to residents, Bishop did not resist the officers but told them that he is not going to the police station, even though he was already in the vehicle.

Eyewitnesses told iNews that the police officer then “cranked” his weapon and shot Bishop in the neck, after which he allegedly dropped the gun and exclaimed, “Oh Sh*t! I didn’t know the gun would go off.”

Eyewitnesses claim that the Police Officer then made a telephone call and informed some that “I just killed a man.”

The man’s girlfriend said, “I didn’t bring the police to kill him.”

Bishop is a known character to the Police and was charged on September 5 with the offence of robbery. He was placed on $100,000 bail by the Chief Magistrate. [Fareeza Haniff and Tracey Khan – Drakes]


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