Bandit accidentally shoots accomplice after robbing man of gold chain  


A 22-year-old suspected bandit of South Ruimveldt Gardens, Georgetown is nursing a gunshot wound to his left shoulder after he was accidentally shot by his accomplice who intended to shoot public-spirited citizens that were chasing them after a robbery Monday afternoon.  

The accomplice managed to escape on a white XR motorcycle leaving his wounded friend behind. 

News Room understands that at around 16:35hrs, Steve Munroe was at a Super Bet Outlet on Mandela Avenue and Plaza Bridge when two men, one of whom was armed with a gun, snatched a gold chain off his neck.  

Public-spirited persons gave chase after the perpetrators when the bandit discharged a round in their direction but the bullet struck his accomplice instead.  

The wounded suspect was taken into custody by members of the public and handed over to the police.  

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