Two persons are currently in police custody assisting with investigations into Saturday evening’s shooting of Mon Repos businessman, Andrew Joseph, alias Mr. Mow Weng, law enforcement sources say.
Joseph was reported in critical but stable condition at St Jude Hospital after the incident.
The 76 year old proprietor of Andrew’s Minimart was shot in the lower abdomen during a robbery.
Joseph was transported to St Jude Hospital via ambulance about 7.15 pm.
Residents of the area say two masked men entered the mini-mart where Joseph’s wife and another female were.
According to reports, the women fled and the bandits accosted the Mon Repos businessman, roughing him up and shooting him before escaping with a small quantity of cash.