Home News Linden shop owner shot twice over Mash Day fight
Police in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) are investigating the shooting of 28-year-old Linden shop owner, Marvin Somersoll of Lot 67 Z Wismar Housing Scheme.
Reports are Somersoll was shot at about 09:00h on Tuesday following an altercation over an incident that occurred on Mashramani Day.
This publication was told that the suspect, also of Wismar Housing Scheme, and the victim’s 17-year-old brother had a misunderstanding on February 23, which led to the beating of the teen.
Guyana Times understands that on Monday, the suspect went to the victim’s home asking him for his teen brother when an argument ensued between the two and the suspect subsequently went away. However, he returned on Tuesday while the victim was washing clothes in his yard.
The suspect is alleged to have pulled out two guns, including a small handgun and shot the victim twice, once on both feet. The bullets are said to have hit just above the knee on his right foot and just above the ankle of his left.
The suspect then made good his escape. The victim was rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex where his condition is listed as stable. Police are still hunting for the suspect.