Jamaica: Patron disarms gunman

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – A firearm and two rounds of ammunition were yesterday handed over to the Old Harbour police following an attempted robbery at a shop on Lennonville Road in Old Harbour, St Catherine.

Reports from the police are that about 8:10 pm, patrons were at the shop when two men entered – one was armed with a knife and the other with a 9mm Beretta pistol.

The gunman was reportedly accosted by one of the patrons, who managed to wrest the firearm from the would-be robber’s grasp.

The culprits managed to escape.