~ One suspect on the run ~
POINTE BLANCHE–A shootout on Chincherry Road in Pointe Blanche Monday night has left one suspected robber dead and another on the run.
The alleged robbery victim, who lives in the area, and his son were reportedly ambushed and shot at. The father returned fire in response, killing one suspect.
Police responded to reports of gunfire around 11:00pm. On arriving at the scene of the shooting they found one person dead and immediately launched an area search for another suspect who, according to the victim, was part of the robbery attempt.
According to a press release issued by police spokesman Chief Inspector Ricardo Henson, the victim and his son were driving in their car when they were attacked by two unknown male suspects who were armed with guns and who attempted to rob them. The victim and son did not suffer any injury during the shooting.
The alleged robbery victim and his son were taken into police custody for questioning.
Police cordoned off the area and the hunt continues for the suspect who is on the run.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/80007-update-robbery-victim-shoots-kills-robbery-suspect