A licensed firearm holder shot a gun-toting bandit dead Thursday at Corinth, Grande Riviers, in Gros Islet, police have confirmed.
According to initial reports, the incident occurred during a robbery attempt at Princess Minimart.
Social media photos showed a man lying on his back in a pool of blood with a weapon in his waistband.
A green circle in one photo highlighted the location of the weapon.
Reports indicate that the man sustained three gunshot injuries to the upper torso and one to the arm.
The Gros Islet Fire Station received an emergency call at about 6:05 pm.
But the man died at the scene.