A businessman was shot and killed by unknown assailants in the St Andrew South police division on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Mark Phillips, 52, of Riverton Meadows in Kingston.
According to reports, Phillips was at a wholesale store when five men barged in and brandished firearms. The men then proceeded to rob the operator of the establishment. It is further alleged that Phillips drew his licensed firearm and challenged the men.
He was shot and later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries.