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


first_imgMark Forker starts off another Finn Harps attack against Cobh Ramblers. Pic: Gary FoyIT’S hard to know what Finn Harps need to do to win these days.They appeared to have everything right against Cobh Ramblers in Ballybofey on Friday night – and still managed to drop points.Keith Cowan headed Harps into the lead on 17 minutes as the home side launched a series of attacks, and Michael Funston added a second ten minutes later. Cobh pulled one back three minutes later, and then equalised in the 67th minute.McHugh could have snatched all the points for Harps late on; but at least Peter Hutton’s team has ended a run of defeats – and there were some great performances in the side to give encouragement for the rest of the season.HARPS HELD DESPITE BATTLING PERFORMANCE was last modified: July 6th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more