Bus driver shot over short fare

Police say that at about 2340h yesterday, mini bus driver Desmond Marcus, 59 years, of North Ruimveldt, got into an argument with a male passenger who had paid short fare after getting off the vehicle at National Avenue, South Ruimveldt.

During the argument, police said that the passenger pulled out a firearm and discharged a round at Marcus which grazed him to the left side of his face. The man then escaped.

Marcus has been admitted to hospital as the investigations continue.

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