Man shot to abdomen critical

first_imgThirty-year-old Charles Tobin of 15 Church Street, Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara was, in the wee hours of Thursday, shot once to his abdomen at Breda Street Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, and is currently battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC).A baker of Breda Street reportedly told the Police he had heard two loud explosions that sounded like gunshots, and he went to investigate. Upon so doing, he saw a large crowd observing a man lying on the roadway with blood oozing from his abdomen.The baker claimed to have run towards Hadfield Street and summoned a taxi to take the injured man to the hospital.Tobin was immediately admitted a patient at the GPHC, and underwent emergency surgery.The Police have checked for surveillance footage, but have come up empty-handed. Investigations into the shooting incident are nevertheless ongoing.last_img read more