Tiger Bay resident identified as gunman
Police believe that they have caught one of three gunmen who shot police sergeant Ransford Liverpool during a daring $2M heist at Avenue of the Repubilc last month.
Kaieteur News understands that detectives have detained a Tiger Bay resident who an eyewitness reportedly identified as one of the suspects.
A source said that the alleged gunman is to appear in court shortly.
Liverpool, who is seconded to the Office of the President, was shot in the face and abdomen on April 23 while going to the assistance of a cambio dealer’s wife who was being robbed.
According to reports, the victim, Jennifer Mohamed, was walking along Avenue of the Republic to her car when she was confronted by three men, one of whom was armed with a handgun.
The men, who came up on bicycles, forced Mohamed to hand over a bag containing over $2M and some documents.
Liverpool who was passing on his motor cycle at the time responded, resulting in an exchange of gunfire during which he was shot.
The perpetrators fled with the cash but left two bicycles at the scene.
Liverpool was admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation with gunshot wounds to the face and abdomen. His condition has since improved.