Ex-soldier kills thief who trailed him from bank

Monday, December 05, 2016

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A man who yesterday attempted to rob an ex-soldier was shot dead on North Odeon Avenue in Half-Way-Tree, St Andrew.


A police source told the
Jamaica Observer that about 2:10 pm the licensed firearm holder had just concluded business at a bank in the area and was walking along North Odeon Avenue when he was pounced on by a man, armed with a knife, who attempted to rob him. The ex-soldier, who received injuries to his hand and forehead during a tussle, pulled his firearm and shot the man. He reportedly died on the spot.


The police source said the ex-soldier was reportedly trailed by him from the bank.


The deceased was not identified up to press time last night.


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