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Licensed firearm holder shoots alleged robber in Clarendon

Published:Tuesday | January 5, 2016 | 1:50 PM

A 23 year old man was fatally shot yesterday along a section of the Chapelton Road in Clarendon by a licensed firearm holder whom he had allegedly robbed.

The dead man was later identified as Roshane Blake otherwise called Markie of a Chapelton Road address.

It is alleged that Blake was shot after he grabbed a chain from a man's neck.

The May Pen police, who were quick on the scene, say the shooting took place about 4:25 yesterday afternoon.

The police have confirmed that Blake was wearing a mask and they say a 9 milimetre firearm was recovered from his person.

Investigations are ongoing.