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.