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Licensed firearm holder kills alleged madman in St Thomas

Published:Thursday | December 8, 2016 | 12:41 AM

A St Thomas man said to be of unsound mind has been shot dead by a licensed firearm holder.

It is reported that sometime after 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the licensed firearm holder visited a property he owns in the Trinityville community which is occupied by 54-year-old Vassell Grannell.

Grannell allegedly threw stones at the licensed firearm owner and told him to leave the property.

It is further reported that while the property owner was running away he fell.

Grannell was reportedly approaching him with a machete when the licensed firearm holder shot and killed him on the spot.