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Security guard murdered during robbery

A security guard was shot and killed early this morning during an armed robbery at Commonwealth Brewery on John F. Kennedy Drive, police said.

“According to reports, shortly after midnight, three security officers were on duty at a wholesale wine and spirits company on John F. Kennedy Drive when they were accosted by a group of armed men who held them at bay and robbed them of personal items, before shooting one of them,” police said in a statement.

Paramedics attempted to revive the victim, however he died on the scene.

The other two security officers were unharmed, police said.

The shooting comes hours after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed on Price Street, Nassau Village, on Sunday night.

 

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