A city businessman narrowly escaped injury and was able to deposit cash while his security guard and bandits exchanged gunfire in an attempted robbery.
Sources said the incident occurred at about 5:15 PM Friday, February 3, 2017 near the Citizens Bank night deposit at Thirst Park, East Bank Demerara.
The security guard was shot and was rushed to a city hospital. His condition is listed as stable.
The businessman is said to be a nearby phone credit dealer.
Sources said one of the bandits may have been shot prior to their escape through the nearby Alexander Village.