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El Mercurio de Chile On Line | Would-be shooter disarmed by teen

The firearm and the suspect were handed over to the police

The police report that about 2:00 p.m., both males had a dispute during which the suspect reportedly pulled a firearm and pointed it at the teen

A struggle reportedly ensued during which the teen allegedly used a machete to inflict wounds to the suspect and managed to relieve him of the firearm

The police were summoned and the weapon, a nine millimetre pistol with a magazine containing one 9mm cartridge, was handed over to the cops, along with the suspect

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A 44-year-old would-be shooter was disarmed by a 16-year-old boy on Chisholm Avenue in St Andrew on Sunday.

The firearm and the suspect were handed over to the police

The police report that about 2:00 p.m., both males had a dispute during which the suspect reportedly pulled a firearm and pointed it at the teen

A struggle reportedly ensued during which the teen allegedly used a machete to inflict wounds to the suspect and managed to relieve him of the firearm

The police were summoned and the weapon, a nine millimetre pistol with a magazine containing one 9mm cartridge, was handed over to the cops, along with the suspect

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