Kitty bar shooting leaves one dead, three injured
An Essequibo businesswoman is dead and at least three other persons, including her husband are injured following a shooting in a bar on Barr Street Kitty early yesterday morning.
Details surrounding the shooting were still sketchy yesterday evening, although one relative of a victim told this newspaper that two masked gunmen carrying automatic weapons emerged from a white car and started firing in a bar called Mambo, located on Barr Street Kitty.
Police today issued the following press release:
“At about 0020h. yesterday Sunday September 29, 2013, Shelliza Lall, 33 years, of Charity, Essequibo Coast, was shot and killed, by two masked men, one of whom was armed with a firearm. Injured are Raymond Lall, 36 years, of Charity, Essequibo Coast, Permanand Persaud, of Mon Repos, ECD and Babatunde Nedd, of Parika, EBE.
“Investigations revealed that Shelliza Lall, her husband Raymond Lall, Badatunde Nedd and Permanand Persaud were at Mambo’s Bar at Bar Street, Kitty, when the suspects entered and discharged several rounds hitting them.Shelliza Lall and Raymond Lall were taken to a private hospital where Shelliza was pronounced DOA while Raymond was admitted. Permanand Persaud and Badatunde Nedd were admitted at Woodlands Hospital. Investigations are continuing. ”