Security guard shoots boy, 15, while cleaning gun
A 15-year-old boy was accidentally shot in his chest on Wednesday night by a 20-year-old security guard who was reportedly cleaning his 9mm pistol at the time.
The teen is hospitalised in a stable condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
The security guard who has been identified as Mohan Mottoo also shot himself in his hand.
“It was an accidental shooting and we are investigating,” Regional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Simon McBean told the News Room.
The incident occurred within the vicinity of Bourda Market in Georgetown.