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June 16, 2014
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Cops shoot bar robber, gun seized
Rasbert Turner, STAR Writer

One of three men who robbed a bar in Great Pond in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Saturday, was shot and killed by the police and an illegal gun seized.

Dead is Lamar Miller, 20-year-old unemployed man of Harrison Town, St Ann.

Reports are that about 9:30 p.m., Miller was accosted by police personnel who were summoned following a robbery at a bar. He, along with two accomplices, challenged the police, during which he was shot and injured. He later succumbed to his injuries.

The police retrieved a 9mm Browning pistol from his body.

THE STAR learnt that Miller recently received a suspended sentence in the St Ann's Bay Resident Magistrate's Court.

A probe is now underway by the Independent Commission of Investigations.

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