Chinese national hospitalised following stabbing incident at LBI


Xia Jun Zhang, a 36-year-old Chinese man is currently hospitalised at a city hospital following a stabbing incident at La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara Sunday night.

According to a police report, the incident occurred at about 21:15hrs.

Police ranks, acting on information received from a 911 call, responded to a report at Lot 25 Onion Field, La Bonne Intention.

There they met a 66-year-old pensioner who claimed that he was in his living room watching television when he heard his gate rocking.

As such, he looked through his window and saw a male Chinese run into his yard, screaming for help.

The pensioner then went to the back step he saw the man lying on the ground in his yard with blood on his clothes along with stab wounds to the left side of his upper body.

The EMT was summoned and the injured man was picked up in a conscious state and escorted to the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Emergency Unit where he is presently undergoing surgery.

His condition is listed as critical.

Investigations are in progress.

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