An East Bank Demerara man from the community of Herstelling is nursing two gunshot wounds after he was shot by a Policeman he attacked on Friday morning.
The Policeman is also in the hospital nursing chop wounds that he sustained after coming under attack by the man.
According to a Police report, ranks were called to the Herstelling area where the man lived just after 2:30 on Friday morning after receiving reports that the 33 year-old unemployed man, Christopher George, was beating his 60-year-old mother.
When ranks arrived on the scene, the found the man in a rage. He turned his wrath on the Policeman and chopped him to his left hand and left knee. In response, the injured Constable, drew his firearm and discharged two rounds which struck the man in his right arm and right shoulder.
Both were taken to the hospital as the abused mother was left shaken by the ordeal. Several charges are to be filed against the man.