March 6, 2021 – A gunman is nursing gunshot wounds in the hospital after a failed robbery at a store on Whitehouse main road in Westmoreland on Saturday, March 6.
Reports from the Whitehouse Police are that about 2:00 a.m., the store manager went to investigate a sound coming from the front of the store. He was met by an armed man pointing a pistol in his direction. A struggle developed and the store manager reportedly managed to disarm the gunman and open gunfire at him.
The store manager then called the police and handed over the gunman and a Taurus 9mm pistol along with thirteen 9mm rounds.
The gunman was assisted to the hospital, where he was admitted under police guard for treatment.
Investigations are ongoing.