Elderly man fights off gunman, hands over homemade weapon to cops
A senior citizen yesterday handed over a homemade firearm to the police after he fought off a gunman who was attempting to break into his St Ann home.
The would-be robber escaped.
The police report that shortly after 4a.m. the gunman attempted to gain entry to the elderly man’s home.
According to the police, there was a struggle between the two men and the would-be robber fled after his gun fell.
The elderly man retrieved the weapon and turned it over to the Ocho Rios Police.