Security guards at Movie Town construction site shot

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 February 2016, 8:51 by Denis Chabrol

Two security guards at the construction site of Movie Town at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara were shot and injured early Thursday morning, police said. 

Investigations so far revealed that at about 4 AM, two men turned up at the guard hut on the northern side and one of them discharged several rounds from a handgun. 

The guards, who are employed by Sentinel Guard Service, sustained gunshot wounds to their left in-steps. They were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. 

One of the guards returned fire with a shotgun. Sources believed that one of the attackers was injured. 

Nothing was stolen, police said.