One man was shot and killed, and another shot and injured, during a robbery at a bar in Mammee Bay, St Ann on Saturday, December 7.
The dead man has been identified as Richard Byfield, also of Mammee Bay, in St Ann.
Reports by the St Ann Bay police are that about 12:20a.m., on Saturday December 7, Byfield was standing outside the bar when a man armed with a handgun, and another with a machete, walked up to him.
Byfield attempted to run and was shot multiple times by the armed robber, who proceeded into the bar and again opened fire hitting a male patron.
The robbers proceeded to rob the bartender of cash amounting to over $15,000 before escaping in the area on foot.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival Byfield and the other wounded man were rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and the other man admitted in serious but stable condition.