Bar owner shot defending himself from bandits

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.


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