A 32-year-old man was shot dead on Sunday night at the seawalls in the vicinity of Vryheid’s Lust on the East Coast of Demerara. The dead man has been identified as Tyrone Boodoo of Better Hope, East Coast Demerara.
According to the police the man was in the company of a 23-year-old female friend when two men approached them and told them to lie on the ground.
The 32-year-old Boodoo tried to run away from the scene and the men opened fire on him. He was pronounced dead at the Georgetown Hospital. The young lady who was in his company was unhurt but was relieved of a number of articles including a cell phone.
At the Sparendaam Police Station, the young woman was being questioned when the dead man’s pregnant wife and other relatives turned up for details of the shooting. A probe is under way.