first_imgKitty shootingA post mortem examination conducted on the body of Jason De Florimonte, who was shot and killed after he reportedly ran into his neighbour’s hotel in pursuit of a handyman who had intervened as he was assaulting his girlfriend, has determined that he died from multiple gunshot injuries.Jason De FlorimonteThe autopsy was conducted by Dr Nehaul Singh on Monday at the Georgetown Public Hospital after the body was positively identified by the aunt of the deceased, Wemyss De Florimonte, and his wife, Sherry Ann De Florimonte. The body has been handed over to his relatives for funeral arrangements.It is alleged that at about 01:45h on Saturday last, De Florimonte and his 24-year-old girlfriend, Christine Rambarran, were involved in an argument in front of his Fifth Avenue, Subryanville home.This caught the attention of a handyman employed by the hotel, who intervened to assist the woman.The intervention by the 29-year-old handyman reportedly angered De Florimonte, and an argument ensued. Realising that the situation was escalating, the handyman ran into the hotel with De Florimonte in hot pursuit.The owner of the hotel, Orwin Bacchus, whipped out his licensed firearm and fired several shots in De Florimonte’s direction. Realising that De Florimonte was shot, relatives rushed him to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), where he was pronounced dead on arrival. He was reportedly shot several times to the right side of his chest.The aunt of the deceased, Wemyss De Florimonte, told Guyana Times that she was at home at the time the incident occurred. After being notified of the incident, she ran outside and saw her nephew lying motionless on the ground.Her neighbour was asked to summon the Police and ambulance. At that time, the hotel owner was outside, and reportedly told her that her nephew confronted him, which caused him to defend himself.Meanwhile, it was related that the deceased and the suspect had had many disputes and verbal exchanges in the past. Neighbours, however, claim that the man was mentally unstable.last_img