Guards shot after turning away party goers

After being refused entry to a private party at the River Ranch Resort in Arima on Sunday morning, two men returned and shot the security guards who turned them away.

At round 3a.m. six men and two women turned up at the entrance to the resort at Bye Pass Road.

They asked to enter. They were told the party was private.

Twenty minutes later, the two security officers who turned away the group, were shot by two men who returned with a handgun and rifle.

The suspects had pulled u[p in a car.

Security officer Franllyn Borris was shot in the left leg.

Security guard AL Sandiford was shot in the right leg.

Sandiford was able to drive himself to the Arima District Hospital for treatment.

Borris was taken to hospital by party goers who scattered during the gunfire.

Crime scene unit officers recovered where sixteen rounds of 5.56 ammunition, and eight rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Corporal Dardaine is investigating.