The police have released the identities of the three men who were killed by the licensed firearm holder they were allegedly trying to rob in Portmore, St. Catherine on Wednesday night.
They are 30 year old Isha Tomblin of Daniel Circle in Portmore, 31 year-old Damion Noyon, a mechanic of McArthur Avenue, Kingston 3 and 28 year-old Marvin McPherson of Old Harbour Bay, St. Catherine and Clarendon addresses.
The police say Mr. Tomblin was charged with the December 2009 murder of Leroy Beckford and was reporting on condition of bail at the time of his death.
About 9:15 Wednesday night, the licensed firearm holder drove onto a property on Port Henderson Road.
He exited his vehicle and was shot by one of the men.
He returned the gunfire and the men were shot.
The police say a Beretta nine millimetre pistol and seventeen cartridges were seized.
The injured licensed firearm holder remains hospitalised.