Teen shot dead by cops at Agricola
- say they came under fire
A day ahead of his 18th birthday, Shaquille Grant was yesterday fatally shot by members of the Guyana Police Force at Agricola, East Bank Demerara, where enraged residents later confronted lawmen over their actions.
Grant, 17, of Lot 72 ‘BB’ Eccles, East Bank Demerara was said to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the shooting, which occurred some time after 11am at Third Street, Agricola, where Romel Bollers, 19, was also shot.
Stabroek News was told that police launched an operation in the community after receiving information that a gang was planning to commit a crime. Despite the police’s account that when the ranks arrived at Third Street, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.