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GWI employee gunned down near Sophia

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 2:21 by GxMedia

Marvin Cumbermack

A Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) employee was Monday night gunned down on Eastern Highway, Prashad Nagar while he was riding his motorcycle.

He has been identified as 29-year old Marvin Cumbermack of 190 North East La Penitence, Georgetown. He worked at the GWI Sophia Water Treatment Plant

Sources said he was going to meet his girlfriend when he was shot and robbed of his motorcycle. The assailant fled the scene and left his bicycle behind.

Cumbermack was shot multiple times. Eyewitnesses said an ambulance was about rush the man to a hospital when police arrived and ordered that the injured man be taken out and placed on the road.

Investigators said their instructions were based on the fact that it was a crime scene.

Meanwhile, police have arrested a businessman in connection with  Monday night’s alleged shooting outside the residence of his ex wife and children at Pigeon Island, East Coast Demerara.