Eighteen-year-old Donald Gibson of Hyde Park, Parika, East Financial institution Essequibo died on Monday after being stabbed throughout a brawl by a 24-year-old male suspect who’s in custody.
The incident occurred at about 17:30 hrs at Parika Facade, East Financial institution Essequibo.
Police Headquarters mentioned in an announcement that Gibson and the suspect have been at a liquor restaurant at Parika Façade when Gibson accused the suspect of assaulting his buddy someday previously.
An argument ensued and the Gibson allegedly assaulted the suspect bodily earlier than leaving the bar.
Police mentioned the 24-year-old man subsequently left the bar and was once more accosted by Gibson throughout an argument that led to a scuffle.
The suspect who was armed with a knife stabbed Gibson as soon as underneath his left arm.
When this occurred, Gibson’s buddy who was recognized as 19-year-old Wazim Mohamed tried to cease the combat however he was as a substitute dragged into the scuffle.
The suspect stabbed Mohamed with the knife to his again and buttocks earlier than the combat was quelled by public-spirited individuals.
Instantly, the suspect rushed to a close-by trench and allegedly threw the knife into the ditch.
The police have been summoned and the deceased was escorted to the Leonora Cottage Hospital the place he died whereas receiving medical consideration.
Mohamed was later handled on the similar hospital and is presently a affected person.
The suspect was arrested and positioned in custody.