Security guard shot in face

A security guard was shot in the face during an argument with a man on Tuesday morning while at El Dorado.

According to a police report, the 38-year-old officer was in the company with another security guard at a bar, along Wilkinson Street at about 1.20 am when they got into an argument with a man. The man then left the scene in a Nissan Tiida. 

However, after a few minutes, the said man was seen walking up the street towards both security guards.

When he was close enough to them he pulled out a firearm and opened fire at the officers, He then ran away.

One of the officers was shot in the left side of the face. The other officer escaped unhurt.

The wounded officer was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope where he was treated and discharged.

Police recovered four spent shells on the scene.

Investigations are continuing.

- by Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant

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