Robbers after going on a rampage of robberies in the half way tree area were put to a halt Thursday the 5 of July when a licensed firearm holder shot two of the 3 robbers who attempted to rob his business place.
One of the injured robbers subsequently succumbed to his injuries whilst the other is in police custody and another escaped. This series of robberies started three weeks ago when a store on the clocktower plaza was held up at gunpoint by the same 3 robbers than the week after another store was held up and gunpoint by the same 3 robbers on the Half Way Tree Mall
Reports are that a team of police officers was close to the location, and responded to an alarm that was raised.
A shootout ensued and the two men were hit.
A firearm was reportedly recovered by the police.
The injured men have been admitted in hospital under police guard.