A bar owner was shot trying to defend himself after two masked men entered his premises.
According to reports, the victim is fifty-three year old Clifton Mathurin.
The incident occurred on Saturday October 8, 2016 at about 10:45pm.
It is reported that Mathurin of Connections Bar in La Resource,Vieux Fort, attempted to defend himself with a knife which was in his hand at the time, after the two masked men came into his business and accosted him demanding cash.
The Times was informed that a struggle ensued during which the businessman sustained a gunshot wound to his right arm.
The men stole a sum of EC $300.00 from the bar and fled, it is reported.
Mathurin was taken to St Jude Hospital.