UPDATE #1 : One dead at Monte Vista

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UPDATE POLICE:

Attempted armed robbery gone bad/ one suspect shot dead
The Police Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating what seem to an attempted armed robbery which went wrong leaving one of the suspects dead. The incident took place on Monday August 27th at approximately 11.05 p.m. on Chin cherry road in Point Blanche.

According to the report the victim and his son were driving in their car on Chin Cherry road when they were attacked by two unknown male suspects who were armed with guns and who attempted to rob them. Shots were fired by the suspects at the victim who was also carrying a gun and who returned fire fatally injuring one of the suspects. The other suspect fled the scene on foot into the neighborhood.

The Emergency Dispatch was immediately informed of the incident and directed several patrol and paramedics to investigate what had taken place. On the scene the investigating officers encountered the victim and his son and also the lifeless body of one of the suspects that was lying on street. The area was immediately cordoned off for the Forensic department to collect evidence and to determine what exactly happened and for Detectives to question potential witnesses. A medical doctor arrived on the scene and pronounced the death of the suspect.

The victim and son did not suffer any injury during the shooting and are presently detained at the Police head Quarters for questioning.

More details to this investigation are unavailable at this time. As more details become available the media will be informed.

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Point Blanche, Sint Maarten — 
Information reaching our newsroom is saying that an armed robbery went bad at Monte Vista Point Blanche.

Unconfirmed report is saying that a business man is who shot and killed the robber.
Our sources has confirmed to us that a young man is said to be dead

No more information available at this moment.

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