first_img…escapes with $7MA fisherman was on Friday afternoon shot and relieved of $7 million while walking along the Cove and John access road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).Injured is 50-year-old Eddie Brandon, who was heading home in the company of his 17-year-old daughter. Reports are the duo were walking when two men exited a silver-grey Toyota Carina 212 motorcar, held them at gunpoint, and demanded aAn injured Eddie Brandon arriving at the GPHC on Friday afternoonbag containing the money.The now injured man reportedly resisted the men, and one of the bandits discharged several rounds, one of which hit the man to the left leg. The bandit then gun-butted the fisherman and relieved him of the bag, before re-entering the motorcar which sped off.Guyana Times understands that the fisherman had withdrawn the money from a bank at Triumph, ECD, before boarding a minibus for Cove and John.It is believed that the armed bandits trailed the duo from the bank, and carried out the attack after they had disembarked the minibus.Police have since retrieved three spent 9mm shells at the scene, and are on the hunt for the robbers. At the Georgetown Public Hospital, the injured man when approached for a comment confirmed that he was robbed of $7 million but did not give details about the robbery.Other relatives at the hospital stated that they received the news of the shooting but were not briefed on the matter. They are however, leaving the Police to conduct their investigations.last_img

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