UPDATE: Firearm holder, gunman shot dead

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A licensed firearm holder and a gunman are dead this morning after an exchange of gunfire.

The licensed firearm holder has been identified as Winston Josephs, 48, businessman of a St Ann address.
The gunman has not been identified.

Reports are that the gunman rode up on a bicycle and robbed Josephs of his cell phone and other valuables as he walked along Saxthorpe Avenue, off Mannings Hill Road in St Andrew, minutes after six this morning.

The gunman then shot Josephs who pulled his firearm and engaged the gunman.
They both died on the spot.

The police confiscated both firearms used in the incident.
Several persons on the scene also identified the gunman as one who robbed them earlier in the morning.




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