Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s news) – Montego Bay Vendor Shot: A man who residents in Over River district in St James are now calling a hero after he fought off an armed robber, who attempted to rob him and his wife on Saturday night, was shot and killed by the gunman.
The victim has been identified as Rudyan Bingham, 61-year old vendor, of Over River District in Orange, St James.
Reports from the Amity Hall police are that, at about 9:30 pm on Saturday, September 9, Bingham and his wife were standing in their yard at Over River when they were ambushed by the lone gunman.
The gunman held the couple at gunpoint and ordered them to give him money but he was immediately attacked by the vendor.
A struggle developed between Bingham and the armed the robber, who fired one shot, hitting Bingham in the regions of his chest.
The gunman made his escape in the area on foot while the wounded man was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.