Guard killed, co-worker wounded in Hog Island shooting

-couple in custody

By Mario Joseph


A security guard was killed and another wounded when they came under fire at Hog Island, Essequibo River on Monday night and a couple have been taken into custody by police in connection with the shooting.

Rudolph Persaud, 51, of Hog Island was later pronounced dead at the Suddie Hospital, where his co-worker Roy Willliams, 21, of Port Kaituma, North West District, was admitted for treatment.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were still unclear up to yesterday. Police,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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