Gunman shot while attempting to rob Westmoreland store

March 06, 2021

A gunman is nursing gunshot wounds in the hospital after a failed robbery at a store on Whitehouse main road in Westmoreland on Saturday, March 6.

Reports from the Whitehouse Police are that about 2:00 a.m., the store manager went to investigate a sound coming from the front of the store.

He was met by an armed man pointing a pistol in his direction.

A struggle developed and the store manager reportedly managed to disarm the gunman and opened gunfire at him.

The store manager then called the police and handed over the gunman and a Taurus 9mm pistol along with thirteen 9mm rounds.

The gunman was assisted to the hospital, where he was admitted under police guard for treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.

We want to hear from you! Email us at and follow @thejamaicastar on Instagram and on twitter @JamaicaStar, and on Facebook: @TheJamaicaStar. 

Other News Stories