Jialing worker shot during suspected robbery

A Jialing company official was yesterday morning shot by bandits who robbed him of an undisclosed sum of cash and escaped.

Police said that Chinese National Gao Yun Xu was shot to his back and injured around 11:15am yesterday at the company’s Courida Park, East Coast Demerara Office.

Gao Yun Xu is currently a patient at a city private hospital and while he is alert and stable he refused to speak with media. His relatives would only confirm that he was robbed but were hostile, saying that they had nothing further to say.

Meanwhile, police said that it is suspected that he was the victim of an armed robbery committed by two men who escaped on a motorcycle. However, it was noted that the full details surrounding the shooting were still to be ascertained.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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