A 40 year old robbery suspect was killed and two other people were injured on Saturday morning during an armed robbery at a shop on Strand Main Street in Strand.
Local authorities rushed to the shop on Strand Main Street and ER24 paramedics arrived at 10.00.
The body of the first suspect was found in the gutter of the road. When paramedics assessed him, he had a gunshot wound to the neck and showed no sign of life.
The second suspect sustained a gunshot wound to his arm, he was treated at the scene and transferred to to a nearby hospital for treatment.
An elderly woman who was in the shop at the time of the robbery got injuries to her waist when she was pushed over. She was treated and transported by another paramedic service to the hospital.
The circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown but local authorities were conducting investigations at the scene.
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