A 44-year-old would-be shooter was disarmed by a 16-year-old boy on Chisholm Avenue, Kingston 5 on Sunday, February 27. The firearm and the suspect were handed over to the police.
Reports are that about 2:00 p.m., both males had a dispute during which the suspect pulled a firearm and pointed it at the teen. A struggle ensued during which the teen 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 9mm pistol with a magazine containing one 9mm cartridge, was handed over to the police, along with the suspect. The suspect was treated at a medical facility for his injuries and remain in police custody.
Detectives assigned to the Half Way Tree Police Station are investigating.