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Attempted robbers shot, one fatally, by cop in Westmoreland

One of two men who attempted to rob a policeman in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland on Tuesday night was shot and killed.
 
His crony, who was wounded in the incident, remains hospitalised in critical condition. 
 
About 8:30, the cop was driving his private motor car along Lewis Street when a motorcycle with two men drove up.
 
One of the men brandished a gun and attempted to rob the policeman.
 
Both men were shot.
 
A woman who was standing in the vicinity was shot in the ankle. 
 
The police say a Smith and Wesson revolver was taken from one of the gunmen.
 


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