The Kingston Central Police have charged the man accused of handling the illegal weapon that fatally shot a six-year-old girl on Text Lane in Kingston on Monday, December 6.
He is 55-five-year-old James Smith of Text Lane, Kingston. He has been charged with Murder and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.
Reports are that at about 4:00 p.m., James Smith was repairing an illegal firearm when a round of ammunition was discharged, hitting six-year-old T-Mora McCallum of Solitaire Road, Kingston. T-Mora later died at the hospital.
Smith initially fled the community but was later caught by citizens. He was beaten before being handed over to the Police. Detectives investigating the case interviewed Smith and he reportedly confessed to the incident.
The probe continues.