Store owner shoots burglar

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:58 by Denis Chabrol

A suspected burglar was Wednesday night shot to his buttocks in a store on Charlotte Street, Georgetown.

He has been identified as 35-year old Jermaine of ‘D’ Field, Sophia.  He has been hospitalised under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

The Guyana Police Force said in a statement that  he allegedly broke into the Lisa General Store, Charlotte Street, Georgetown, and during a confrontation with the owner, who is a licensed firearm holder, he was shot.