Saturday 4 July, 2020

Accidental death: Businessman shoots himself during demo

A businessman is dead after he accidentally shot himself.

He has been identified as 50-year-old Richard Edwards.

Edwards, the owner of Multinational Specialist Network was reportedly with others employed with Point Lisas businesses on Friday night, when he took out his personal firearm and demonstrated loading and unloading his firearm.

According to reports, he placed the firearm to his forehead and stated that the firearm cannot discharge in the position he had it.

Edwards then squeezed the trigger and one 9 mm round was discharged.

He fell to the ground and was taken to the Couva Health Facility where he succumbed to his injuries.


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