A robber was shot and killed on Saturday by a licensed firearm holder in the May Pen area.
The incident happened along the Bustamante Highway near the Rio Minho Bridge pathway.
According to reports two higglers who were selling fruits at the location were held up at gunpoint and robbed by a gunman.
A licensed firearm holder who was in the vicinity then challenged the robber, the alleged robber responded by firing shots at the licensed firearm holder.
The gunfire was returned by the licensed firearm holder and the robber ran into nearby bushes.
The police later discovered the gunshot suffering from gunshot wounds and clutching a Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing ten 9mm rounds and a green bag with items identified as those robbed from the vendors.
He was taken to the May Pen Hospital where he was pronounced dead.