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Licensed firearm holder kills man attempting to rob bus passengers

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A man who attempted to rob a bus with passengers this morning was shot and killed by a license firearm holder.

The police say a .38 Smith and Wesson revolver with five rounds of ammunition was taken from him.

Reports are that the bus was travelling along Spanish Town Road around 5:45 when the two men attempted to rob passengers.

The driver and another man were shot during the robbery.

The license firearm holder reportedly intervened and shot one of the men.

The injured persons were taken to hospital where the gunman was pronounced dead.