Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia
At least six shots rang out in the wee hours of Friday morning in the Alberttown area after an unknown person or persons opened fire on a taxi driver who had moments earlier dropped off several female Brazilian dancers, sources said.
Twenty six year old Leslie Wood was reportedly shot several times and left to die in a nearby drain but he was rescued by police and rushed to a nearby hospital.
An eyewitness who preferred to remain anonymous told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) that the shooting occurred around 4 AM. Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) sources confirmed that the man arrived at the hospital half an hour later.
“He’s relatively stable. There were entry and exit wounds,” the GPHC official told DemWaves.
The eyewitness further stated that after the shooting he heard the man calling out for help. About ten minutes after police arrived on the scene and took the man to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
According to reports Wood had just dropped off several Brazilian dancers on Cummings Street when an argument ensued.
During the argument one of the women rang someone on the phone. Moments later, a green car appeared on scene and opened fire on Woods car after which they fled the scene.