Monday, July 23, 2018

Robber Shot And Killed On JUTC Bus


A man was shot and killed last evening after a failed robbery attempt on a Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus. 

The deceased was identified has Delgado Hislop, 40 of Waltham Avenue, Kingston 13
According to the Corporate Communications Unit, Hislop was killed by a police officer during the robbery attempt.


Around 8:45 pm, a police officer attached to the Kingston Eastern Division, was travelling on a JUTC bus, when on reaching the intersection of East Queen Street and Victoria Avenue, the robber approached the bus driver with a long knife in an attempt to rob him.
On observing the situation, the police officer pulled his service pistol and opened gunfire in the robber’s direction, hitting him.
He died while undergoing treatment at hospital.

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