Would-be robber, 24, dies because victim has a pistol

A woman lured a salesman into a trap by two male robbers Wednesday afternoon in Matina. The two bandits produced a sharp instrument and demanded the belongings the merchant carried.

Unfortunately for one of the robber’s the man also carried a 9-mm. pistol under the seat of his vehicle. He shot one of the men and the second man fled, said the Judicial Investigating Organization.

The dead man was 24.  He was identified by the last name of Olivas. The shooting happened in the Lomas del Toro section of the community.

Agents did not say if the woman would be brought to court. She was instrumental in meeting with the salesman on the pretext of having a discussion, agents said.

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