Police charge man caught with gun, ammo

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Police charge man caught with gun, ammo

Thursday, October 29, 2020

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WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — A man was arrested and charged in Westmoreland after he was caught with a firearm during a police operation at Paradise Lane in the parish yesterday.

Charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition is 21-year-old Oshane Shorter, otherwise called 'Precky', a labourer of the same community.

Reports are that a police team conducted an operation in the area, searched a premises, and found the firearm—a 9mm Ruger pistol containing eight 9mm rounds of ammunition—in Shorter's possession.

The incident happened about 3:40 pm.

He will appear in court at a later date.

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