Store boss shot dead by robber

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October 17, 2010


Tribune Staff Reporter

A CONVENIENCE store owner was shot in the head by an armed robber outside his shop in Fire Trail Road yesterday evening marking the 73rd murder this year.

Police said the man, unofficially identified as shopowner Joseph Tynes, was sitting outside his establishment with another man when the gunman approached.

The robber stole cash and jewellery from the pair before he shot Mr Tynes in the head and got away, police press liaison officer Sgt Chrislyn Skippings said.

She would not confirm the age or identity of the man as police investigations into the murder were in their initial stages as The Tribune went to press ...

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News date : 10/17/2010    Category : Tribune Stories

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