Armed Robbers Shot And Killed During Robbery Attempt in Westmoreland

Two unidentified men were shot and killed while allegedly staging an armed robbery at a business establishment in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland on Sunday.

Reports were that sometime after 4:30 p.m., two armed men held up workers and shoppers at a business establishment along Great George's Street in the parish capital, and were challenged and shot by a licensed firearm holder.

The two robbers ran from the business place, and were subsequently discovered suffering from gunshot wounds.

They were taken to hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

A 9mm pistol was reportedly taken from one of the men.

The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating.

Photos and videos of the men who were killed went viral on social media with commentators rejoicing that they had gotten what they deserved.