A suspected bandit was shot dead early this morning during an attempted robbery of a businessman and his friends.
The Police report on the incident stated that the dead man is still to be identified but he was killed during an alleged exchange of gunfire with the businessman and two other friends who were in a car.
Reports state that the businessman is the holder of a licensed handgun and he was on his way home with his friends when they were cornered by gunman and two others.
During an attempt to avoid them, the bandit opened fire on the car and the businessman returned shots, hitting the man to his upper body.
Police investigators were called to the scene in Blygeiziht Gardens where the bandit’s body was discovered lifeless with gunshot wounds.
A .32 pistol alleged to belong to the deceased suspect, along with seven .32 spent shells and a cellular phone were found at the scene
An investigation is underway.