An Independence Boulevard salesman was assaulted and shot in the right arm yesterday afternoon, police said in a press statement.
Manzoor Alli was shot at approximately 4.30 pm while he was in the compound of Twins Manufacturing Company at Industrial Site, Georgetown.
According to the police, Alli and a female co-worker had a misunderstanding and the woman subsequently made a call on her cellular phone. Shortly after, the police said, motor car PLL 736 arrived at the location with two men inside.
One of the men is alleged to have confronted Alli. The assault was carried out and the men escaped in the vehicle. Alli was immediately taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for medical attention.
When this newspaper visited the hospital shortly after 6 pm yesterday Alli was awaiting an x-ray.