Thu | Nov 21, 2019

Man shot dead, another injured in St Thomas robbery attempt

Published:Monday | October 21, 2019 | 10:48 AM

The St Thomas police are probing an early evening shooting at a bar in Prospect which left one man dead and another hospitalised.

The police believe that robbery was the motive for the shooting. 

The deceased has been identified as 42-year old Jermaine Bailey, otherwise called 'Bird' of Prospect. 

It is reported that about 7:30 Saturday evening, a gunman entered the bar and opened fire hitting Bailey and the other man.

The gunman then reportedly opened fire at another who turned out to be a plainclothes policeman.

A shootout then ensued.

The gunman reportedly escaped in a waiting motor vehicle. 

The injured men were taken to hospital where Bailey succumbed to his injures, while the other man was admitted.

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