Sunday 13 October, 2019

St Mary police hunting for gunman who robbed supermarket, shot patron

The St Mary police are gathering intelligence to locate a gunman who robbed a supermarket and shot a customer in Annotto Bay on Monday night, October 23. 

Police reports are that sometime after 7 p.m., the man entered the supermarket posing as a shopper. 

He then pulled a firearm and pointed it at the cashier, who he demanded money from. 

A customer, who was inside the supermarket at the time of the incident, intervened, but the gunman opened fire at him. 

Before the gunman made good his escape, he took a sum of money from the cashier. 

The injured customer was assisted to the Annotto Bay Hospital, where he was treated. 

The robbery came 48 hours after the shooting of two men, who were alleged People’s National Party (PNP) supporters in Top Bay section of Annotto Bay. 

 

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