Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: The police have now released the descriptions of three gunmen, who were shot and killed by a licensed firearm holder when they attempted to rob him at his premises in Port Henderson, Portmore, St Catherine, on Wednesday night, March 13.
The police say they are now asking members of the public for their assistance to identify the slain gunmen.
One of the men who is believed to be in his late twenties is of dark complexion, stout built and about 6-ft tall. He was clad in a yellow T-shirt, blue jeans, a pair of black slippers and sports a low haircut.
The second gunman is also of dark complexion, slim built and about 5ft-5ins tall. He appears to be in his mid-twenties and was clad in a black T-shirt, green jacket, grey jeans and a pair of black sneakers.
The third man is also believed to be in his mid-twenties, he is of dark complexion, slim built, about 5ft-9ins tall, and was clad in a black T-shirt and red shorts.
Reports by the Portmore police are that about 9:25 p.m., the licensed firearm holder drove to his home at Port Henderson, when he was ambushed by the gunmen who were lying in wait in his yard.
The unidentified gunmen opened fire at their target hitting him several times, but he managed to pull his licensed fire arm and returned the fire, killing all three gunmen on the spot.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, all four persons were rushed to hospital, where the licensed firearm holder was treated and admitted in serious condition, and the three gunmen pronounced dead.
The police say they recovered a Berretta 9-mm semi-automatic pistol fitted with a magazine containing seventeen live 9mm rounds, from one of the dead men.