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Corentyne woman shot to neck – Guyana Times

…fiancé in custody

A woman is now in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Georgetown Public Hospital after being shot to her neck.
Thirty-two-year-old Ashmin Mahadeo of Lot 25 D Williamsburg Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), was shot on Sunday.
Regional Commander Shivpersaud Bacchus said the incident occurred at about 07:40h on Sunday.

Injured: Ashmin Mahadeo

This publication understands that Mahadeo was discovered with a gunshot wound to her neck and rushed to the Port Mourant Hospital in an unconscious state. Reports are that the bullet entered from the back of the neck and exited through the jaw.
She was subsequently transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital and remains in a critical state.
Commander Bacchus has since told this publication that someone called 911 and informed Police of an “incident”. He said that ranks then went to the hospital where they found the woman being treated for a gunshot wound. Based on information received, ranks then proceeded to the woman’s residence where an illegal firearm was found.
The woman’s fiancé, who is an engineer with the region, has since been taken into custody, and according to Commander Bacchus, he is cooperating with investigators. (G4)

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