Twenty-six-year-old Shakeem Owens otherwise called ‘Buddy’, a welder of Glen Drive, Kingston 8 was slapped with several charges following an incident in his community on Sunday, August 06.

He was charged with:

  • Shooting with Intent,
  • Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm,
  • Assault at Common-Law, and,
  • Possession of Prohibited Firearm.

Reports from the Constant Spring Police are that about 12:00 p.m., Owen and four other men had an argument with a woman. It is reported that the men left and came back with a firearm. One of the men opened gunfire in the woman’s direction. Owens allegedly took the firearm from his accomplice and threatened to kill her.

A report was made to the police and Owens was arrested and charged after he was pointed out during an identification parade.

A court date for him is being finalised.