Ex-soldier shoots and kills thief


December 06, 2016

An alleged robber was shot and killed by an ex-soldier in Half-Way Tree yesterday.

Police confirmed that the man was shot after he attempted to relieve the ex-army man of his valuables. A woman, who claimed to have been an eyewitness, told THE STAR that the soldier was held at knifepoint by the would-be robber.

"The man come off a di bus, and him hold a knife a di man throat, want to tek him phone. The man loosen himself and shoot him and him lay down and nuh get up back," the eyewitness told THE STAR.

The dead man has not been identified.

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