City ho­tel guard crit­i­cal af­ter be­ing shot in rob­bery at­tempt

Stabroek News Sunday - - REGIONAL NEWS -

A se­cu­rity guard is now hos­pi­talised in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion af­ter be­ing shot by two armed men who at­tempted to rob the Re­gency Suites Ho­tel on Fri­day night, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice.

In a press re­lease is­sued last evening, po­lice said the armed se­cu­rity guard was on duty at the Had­field Street, Ge­orge­town ho­tel when he was shot in the ab­domen by the would-be rob­bers around 10.45pm.

The sus­pects, how­ever, fled the scene af­ter the in­jured guard dis­charged a round at them. The guard, who is cur­rently warded at a pri­vate hospi­tal, was not named.

The re­lease said in­ves­ti­ga­tions are in progress.

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