Detectives assigned to the Half Way Tree Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) have laid Murder charges against 64-year-old Delton Knight, businessman of Great House Circle, Kingston 6 for the shooting death of his son at their business place on Gordon Town Road, Kingston 6 on Monday, April 12.

Dead is 38-year-old Ruel Knight, businessman of East Mountain Pride Avenue, Long Mountain, Kingston 6.

Reports from the Police are that about 9:45 a.m., an argument developed between Knight who is a licensed firearm holder and his son Ruel during which Knight brandished a firearm and fired shots hitting Ruel in the chest, then fled the scene.

He was subsequently accosted and questioned in the presence of his attorney and charged on Saturday, April 17.

His court date is being finalised.