A man who attempted to rob a business operator was shot and killed by his would-be victim in a section of downtown Kingston on Friday.
According to loop, about 5:30 p.m., the business operator was sitting in his vehicle close to his place of business when he was approached by two men armed with guns.
A police source said the men held up the business operator and demanded that he hand over his money and other items of value.
One of the men began slapping around the business operator who appeared unwilling to respond to their demands.
The businessman managed to pull his gun and discharged a few rounds said an eyewitness.
Both men turned and began running from the scene where one collapsed.
He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Kingston Central Police have confirmed the reports and are searching for the other man who managed to escape.