Sophia man killed during row over “girlfriend”

first_imgA Sophia, Greater Georgetown man was on Friday evening shot dead by a teenager following an argument at Black and White Bridge, C Field Sophia.Dead is Jamaul Monroe, a labourer also of C Field Sophia. He was reportedly shot multiple times about his body by the 19-year-old suspect, who has been identified only as “Mark.”The house where Monroe lived with his girlfriendAccording to reports, the incident occurred at around 22:45h when the two men had an argument over the victim’s 32-year-old girlfriend. During the argument, the woman had also accused the suspect of stealing a mobile phone ,thus resulting in the matter escalating.The suspect retaliated by whipping out a handgun and discharging rounds in the direction of 24-year-old Monroe, hitting him several times. The suspect then fled the scene and was up to press time still in hiding. Monroe was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital in a semi-unconscious state but died while receiving medical attention.When Guyana Times visited the home of the dead man, no one was willing to relate what occurred. His girlfriend was at the Turkeyen Police Station, but she too refused to speak claiming that she does not want the story in the media. Investigations into the fatal shooting are continuing.last_img

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