Wanted: Shawn Jones

Guyana Police on Wednesday issued a wanted bulletin for the father of the young man initially taken into custody about the murder of a clothing retailer on New Year’s Day.
Police say Shawn Jones, whose last known address is Lot 245 East La Penitence, Georgetown, is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of clothing retailer Paul Anthony Smith.
Following Smith’s murder on New Year’s Day, Police arrested a 21-year-old man, but investigators received new information and are now looking for the young man’s 54-year-old father.
Several checks have been made about Jones at his home, but he is not located, so the bulletin he wants has been published.

Dying: Paul Anthony Smith, aka “Blacka”

Smith, known as “Blacka”, 32, of Lot 31 Bent Street, Georgetown Werk-en-Rust, who had ventured his trade at East Coast Bus Park, was shot dead in Commerce Street, Georgetown around 18 : 30h on New Year’s Day. Police have said Smith was found heartbroken and approached his car when he was shot by another man, who is also a clothing dealer in Longden and Commerce Streets.
The injured Smith had fallen on the front passenger seat of his car, after which he was picked up by public-spirited citizens and transported to Georgetown Public Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators are asking anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of 54-year-old Shawn Jones, contact the Police on phone numbers 226-6978, 225-8196, 226-2870, 226-7065, 227-1149, 226 -7065, 225-6940, 911, or at the nearest Police Station. (G9)

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