Sunday 19 May, 2019

Alleged robber shot dead by licensed firearm holder in St Andrew

A man who allegedly held up and attempted to rob a female student in Havendale, St Andrew on Thursday afternoon, was shot dead by a licensed firearm holder

Another man who is believed to have been an accomplice of the alleged robber, was apprehended during the incident.

The deceased remained unidentified up to press time.

Reports are that about 3:30 p.m., the student was walking on Highland Drive in the community, when two men travelling on a motorcycle allegedly attacked her.

Reports are that the men held up the female and demanded that she hand over her valuables.

Information reaching Loop News is that a firearm holder who was passing by, saw what was happening and challenged the ‘robbers’.

One of the men was fatally shot and the other was held and later taken into police custody.

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