Friday 28 February, 2020

Female bar operator shot while resisting armed robbery in St Elizabeth

The police are searching for a gunman who attacked and shot a female bar operator at her establishment in Bromton, St Elizabeth on Thursday.

The woman, whose identity is being withheld, has been hospitalised.

Reports are that sometime after 7pm, the woman was at her bar at Sandy Ground in Brompton, when a man entered the establishment.

He then pulled a firearm and attempted to rob the bar.

The female bar operator, however, would have none of it, and resisted the gunman’s move, resulting in her being shot before the assailant fled the scene.

The police were alerted and the injured woman was assisted to the hospital, where she was admitted for treatment.

Investigators are continuing to probe the incident.

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