Gun Battle Left Two Robber Dead in St James

The quick response of the St. James Police and members of the Jamaica Defence Force have resulted in the recovery of cash and the seizure of an illegal firearm following a multi-million dollar robbery at Westgate Hills, Montego Bay, St.James on Monday, May 11.

The quick response of the St. James Police and members of the Jamaica Defence Force have resulted in the recovery of cash and the seizure of an illegal firearm following a multi-million dollar robbery at Westgate Hills, Montego Bay, St.James on Monday, May 11.

Two men, who were suspected to be a part of a group of men who committed the robbery, engaged the security forces in a gun battle and were fatally shot. Reports from the St. James Police are that about 12:35 p.m., members of the security forces responded to reports of a robbery in the Westgate Hills area.

The suspects were intercepted in Green Pond in the parish and they reportedly opened fire at the lawmen.

The attack was repelled and two unidentified men were later found with gunshot wounds.

A semi-automatic pistol and a quantity of cash were seized from the men.

The injured men were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Investigations continue


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