Friday 4 December, 2020

Vincy farmer fires gunshots behind barber, labourer

A farmer who fired gunshots after two persons in St Vincent and the Grenadines with an unlicensed firearm has been arrested.  

The accused, a 46-year-old man of New Chapmans was charged with assault, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful discharge of a firearm.  

Investigations revealed that on October 16, the accused allegedly had in his possession a firearm without a license issued under the Firearms Act.  

He was charged with unlawfully discharging a firearm at a 30-year-old barber of Langley Park and assaulting the barber by firing two gunshots at him with the intent to commit the offence of bodily harm. 

In addition, the farmer was charged with unlawfully discharging a firearm at a 30-year-old labourer, also of Langley Park.  

He was further charged with assaulting the labourer by firing two gunshots at him with the intent to commit the offence of bodily harm.  

The accused man is expected to appear before the Serious Offences Court.  

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