Almost two months after shooting two men at the Mahaica Market Square, East Coast Demerara (ECD), the suspect, who had been in hiding since the incident, has been arrested by Police in C Division.Andrew Motilall, a minibus driver of Helena, Mahaica, was arrested Monday night at Annandale, ECD, during an intelligence-led operation. He is expected to be charged and placed before the court some time today.Based on initial Police reports, Motilall had opened fire on a group of men, injuring two of them, following an argument on January 27.The injured men were 33-year-old Marlon Browne, a farmer of Helena, Mahaica; and 23-year-old Teron Orwin Gordon, a labourer of 9 Belmont, Mahaica.According to reports, the incident occurred about 21:40h while the two victims were in a shop at the Mahaica Market Square playing dominoes after they were approached by Motilall and an argument ensued between the three.The driver subsequently left in his bus, but later returned holding a handgun which he used to immediately discharge rounds in the direction of Browne and Orwin.The victims attempted to run for cover, but sustained gunshot injuries while so doing. Browne received a wound to his left chest and Gordon received a wound to his left ribs and to his left forearm.They were both rushed to the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital, where they were hospitalised and treated before being released days later. Investigators had recovered five .357 magnum spent shells from the crime.
Hughes, also entering his junior campaign, posted an 8-3 record for Long Beach State last year, and finished with a 2.83 ERA. Long Beach State will begin its regular season Feb. 3 against USC Baseball America’s preseason No. 17 team at 6:30 p.m. at Blair Field, and will also take on the Trojans on Feb. 5 at home, sandwiching a Feb. 4 game at USC. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson Also on the Dirtbags schedule are a road series at Baseball America preseason No. 1 and defending College World Series champion Texas; two series with Big West Conference rival and Baseball America preseason No. 5 Cal State Fullerton; and games against Baseball America preseason No. 7 Rice and No. 11 Pepperdine. Leadoff Weekend, from Jan. 26-28, will include a dinner, golf tournament, old-timers game and pro alumni game. “When we start on January 9, we’ll see how quickly our guys come together, especially the new players, and run with what they learned in the fall,” Dirtbags coach Mike Weathers said in a school press release. “With how tough our preseason schedule is, I’m looking forward to the challenge of getting going, and seeing where we are at.” :Information for this report provided by the Long Beach State Sports Information Office. The Long Beach State baseball team, coming off a 37-22 season last year, is rated No. 22 in Baseball America’s preseason poll. The Dirtbags have 23 newcomers after advancing to NCAA regional play last season at Blair Field. Baseball America also named Dirtbags infielder Evan Longoria to its preseason All-America first team, and right-handed pitcher Jared Hughes to its third team. Longoria, set to begin his junior season, hit .320 for the Dirtbags last season, scored 34 runs and drove in 30 runs. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! read more