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Man killed during ‘friendly fight’ with friend

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 April 2016, 12:47 by Jomo Paul

Police are investigating the death of two men on Guyana’s coast after they were killed in separate incidents on in the last 24 hours.

According to Police, at about 15:00 hrs on Friday 39-year-old  Nafasie Edghill, of Castello Housing Scheme, Georgetown, was at Mon Repos, ECD, when he became involved in a playful scuffle with a friend.

Police said the friend is a licensed firearm holder and had the firearm in his hand at the time, when a round is reported to have been accidentally discharged.

Edghill was struck to his abdomen and succumbed while receiving medical treatment at a private hospital.

The licensed firearm holder and two other men who were in his company at the time have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.