Mon | Jul 15, 2019

Man dead, teen in custody following St Andrew robbery

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 4:52 PM

A teen boy is in custody following an alleged robbery along Studio One Boulevard in St Andrew this morning.

Another unidentified man is dead and a third is on the run.

The police say the unidentified man is of dark complexion, stout build and is about 175 centimetres long and was clad in a black T-shirt and a blue jeans.

The Half Way Tree Police report that about 12:20 a.m. security guards responded to a break-in in the area and were approached by three men.

It is alleged that the unidentified man pulled a firearm and the security guards responded and opened gunfire at the group.

The now deceased was shot and the teen apprehended.

The police were alerted and the unidentified man was seen with gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The teen was handed over to the police and they say an imitation firearm was removed from the scene

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