A teenager who reportedly attempted to rob a female near the Standpipe community in St Andrew was on Saturday shot dead after a licensed firearm holder intervened.
The police have identified the deceased as 19 year old Kashaun Reid of Gibraltar Lane, Kingston 8.
Reports are that the licensed firearm holder challenged the two men who were attempting to rob a female pedestrian. The two were said to be on a motorcycle, one armed with a gun and the other with a knife.
Following the exchange Reid was shot dead.
The other alleged robber reportedly escaped.
The Matilda’s Corner police are investigating the incident.