Last updated on Thursday, 8 April 2021, 9:46 by Denis Chabrol
A guard attached to the Northwest Security Service has been arrested in connection with the accidental discharge of a gun cartridge while on duty.
Police say the 12-meter shotgun, cartridge casing and live ammunition have been seized and the guard, whose name is Dequan James, has been arrested.
At the time of the accidental discharge of the firearm yesterday morning, he was on duty at Moon Supermarket in LBI’s East Coast Demerara.
No one was injured.
Investigators were informed that after the incident, the security guard had contacted the Northwest Chief Security Officer, Mr Kendall and informed him what had happened.
Mr. Kendall to Moon Supermarket, collected the cartridge case and left.
The police have warned the Chief Security Officer to provide all relevant documentation about that firearm.