Would-be robber shot dead in Kingston

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — An unidentified would-be robber was fatally shot by a licensed firearm holder on Sundown Crescent, Kington 10 last night.

According to a report from the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the licensed firearm holder and another individual were walking along the roadway about 9:00 pm, when they were allegedly held up at gunpoint by the unidentified man.

CCU said a confrontation ensued, during which the assailant was shot and lawmen subsequently summoned.

The man, who is of dark complexion, slim build and is about centimetres (6 feet) tall, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He was clad in a black pull over, grey pants and a pair of red shoes.


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