A 23 year-old man, Demar Scott is now in police custody after the rape and gun attack that took place last night at the Reggae Riu Hotel in Rosehall.
Scott was listed as a person of interest and was asked to contact detectives at the Freeport Police Station by 6:00 p.m. tomorrow but fortunately he was apprehended by the police earlier today.
Reports by the police are that about 11:15 pm, on Thursday, night, Scott who has been employed to the resort earlier this week, broke into a room at the hotel, and stole a licensed firearm belonging to a guest who is a licensed firearm holder.
Scott then went to the room which is occupied by two American female tourists and held them at gunpoint.
He then forcefully had sex with the two visitors, while still holding them at gunpoint.
A struggle ensued between him and the females, and the firearm fell from his hand to the floor.
The weapon was picked up by one of the female victim, who shot Scott twice to his upper body.
Scott ran from the room and jumped from the balcony, and escaped in bushes. The female raised an alarm, and the police were summoned by the hotel management.
Upon arrival, the females made a report and handed over a Glock pistol, loaded with sixteen live rounds to the police.
Based on blood trails its believed that the gunman was hit before escaping in bushes adjacent to the complex.
The authorities confirmed that the man was employed only two days ago as an entertainment coordinator and also stated that the gun used in the incident was stolen from a licensed firearm holder who was also a guest at the hotel.