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Security guard robbed, suspect killed

Published:Saturday | November 22, 2014 | 12:23 PM

Ruddy Mathison, Gleaner Writer

The Linstead Police are today trying to determine the identity of a man who was killed by a plain clothes officers after he reportedly robbed a security guard of a large sum of money and his loaded firearm.

The incident occurred last evening near the Linstead Market.

Two bystanders and a market vendor were injured in the shooting incident which sent scores of persons running from the market.

The police report that a plain clothes police officer challenged a group of men believed to have robbed the security guard.

The police say during an ensuing shoot out one of the robbers was killed and the cash and firearm recovered.

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