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A Charlestown businessman is now nursing gunshot wounds to the abdomen and right thigh following a robbery at his place of business on Wednesday.
The injured man has been identified as 56-year-old David Cameron of Howes Street, Charlestown, Georgetown.
Based on reports received, the now injured businessman was in his cold storage bond, which is attached to the lower flat of his premises, when four men – two of whom were armed with handguns, attacked him.
The businessman reportedly attempted to put up a fight, but was shot twice. The men then ransacked the bond and found $200,000 in cash after which they made good their escape.
The injured man was subsequently picked up and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he was admitted. His condition is regarded as serious.
The Police have since launched an investigation into the incident, which occurred at approximately 17:30h on the day in question. No arrests have been made.