Jamaica Crime News, Montego Bay: A 28-year-old man who attempted to rob a goods truck delivery man, at knifepoint in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday afternoon, October 11, was shot and wounded by the driver who is a licensed firearm holder.
The wounded robber is presently at the Cornwall Regional Hospital under police guard.
Reports by the police are that about 1:00 p.m., the goods truck driver was in the process of delivering baked products along the intersection of St James and Creek Street when he was held at knifepoint by the armed robber.
The robber demanded money and the goods truck driver complied.
While in the process of making his retreat with the loot, the driver pulled his licensed firearm and opened fire, hitting the robber to his upper body.
The Barnett Street Police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded robber was taken into custody and transported to hospital.
The stolen cash was also returned to the goods truck drivers.