Labourer Charged in St. Catherine: Forty-five-year-old Kevin Brown, a labourer of Duncans Pen, Spanish Town, St. Catherine was charged with Assault with Intent to Rob, Shooting with Intent, Wounding with Intent, Illegal Possession of Firearm, Illegal Possession of Ammunition and Malicious Destruction of Property following an incident in the parish on Friday, November 11.
Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that about 9:05 p.m., Brown was aboard a Toyota Hiace motor vehicle posing as a passenger. Upon reaching a section of Old Harbour Road he brandished a firearm and demanded money from the complainant, who managed to escape. The accused gave chase when he was intercepted by a Police team. In an attempt to elude the lawmen, he opened gunfire at them hitting one of the officers.
Shortly after, the accused man turned up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
He was positively identified and was apprehended and charged subsequent to a Question and Answer Interview.