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Security guards kill gunman during robbery

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2015 | 12:00 AM

A gunman was killed by a private security team during a break-in at a wholesale on Haywood Street in downtown Kingston.

The incident happened about 2:30 this morning.

The police's Corporate Communication's Unit told our news centre that the man was among four men who broke into the wholesale. A security team from King Alarm responded to the incident and was engaged in a shootout by the gunmen.

One man was shot dead, while the other three gunmen escaped. The dead man is yet to be identified.

The police was called to the scene immediately after the incident.