A 29-year-old man, who was enjoying a bar-be-que and lime in Alness Village, Berbice, is now nursing a gunshot wound to his right thigh after he was robbed of his two gold chains while dancing with a female.
According to reports from the Guyana Police Force, Damion McKenzie, who is also known as ‘Tuckman’ of Brighton Village, Corentyne, Berbice, was one of the patrons of the event held on April 18. At 2: 25 hrs, while dancing with a female, an armed bandit snatched his two gold chains worth $1.5M.
Guyana Standard understands that McKenzie tried to give chase but the bandit subsequently fired three rounds in his direction to slow him down.
McKenzie was subsequently rushed to the Port Mourant Public Hospital before being referred to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital for further treatment of the gunshot wound.
The armed bandit is still at large and the matter remains under investigation.