Saturday 14 December, 2019

Security guard shoots and kills one of three bandits in Fyzabad

A man was shot and killed by a security guard after allegedly attempting to rob a Fyzabad bar with two other men.

The deceased has been identified as David Phillip of Point Fortin.

According to reports, at around 3 pm on Wednesday, Phillip was accompanied by two men who entered a bar along Sanderson Avenue, in Fyzabad and announced a hold-up.

Police said they were all armed with guns.

The security guard on duty reportedly intervened and drew his firearm and confronted the bandits.

There was said to be a shoot out between the parties during which Phillip was hit in the leg and abdomen.

The security guard was also shot.

The three assailants ran out of the bar, however, Phillip’s body was found nearby.

The security guard was rushed to the Siparia Health Facility where he was treated.

A search is on for the other two suspects.


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