Man killed during ‘friendly fight’ with friend

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

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.