Bajan Shot And Robbed (from Stabroek News)
A Barbadian man was last evening shot and wounded by a group of men during a robbery at a creek on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway.
Wounded is Anderson Applewaithe of St Michael, Barbados who up to last night was a patient at the Georgetown Hospital with a wound to the right shoulder.
The man is said to have arrived in the country yesterday morning and had gone on an excursion with his Guyanese girlfriend. According to the girlfriend, Diane Nelson, the men arrived in a car and demanded money and other valuables. She said that a fight broke out and Applewaithe shouted to the men “take the money.”
he men then shot Applewaithe and drove off in their car. Nelson said that she saw Applewaithe on the road shouting after being shot and she hurriedly called the driver of the taxi that they had hired so that medical attention could be sought for her boyfriend.
According to Nelson gold rings, chains and other jewellery were taken by the bandits. She said that the man’s passport and foreign currency were also taken in the attack. Up to around 10 last night the Police were questioning the girlfriend and another female who was part of the group as to the circumstances surrounding the robbery and shooting.
… read the original article at Stabroek News (link here)