Domestic squabble results in Hanover man being charged

HANOVER, Jamaica - A man who allegedly brought a gun into the mix during a domestic dispute in Lucea, Hanover on Friday, July 22 has been charged following his surrender to the police last week.

Michael Thomas, otherwise called ‘Thicks’, a labourer of Prosper Road, Lucea is charged with the illegal possession of a firearm and wounding with Intent.

According to the Lucea police, about 7:30 pm on the day in question, the 27-year-old was involved in an argument with other persons at his home.

He reportedly assaulted a woman and was confronted by her male relative. Thomas allegedly then left the premises and returned with a handgun and opened gunfire at the man who received gunshot injuries to his leg.

The injured man was taken to hospital, where he was treated and released.

On Thursday, September 29, Thomas turned himself in to the police. He was interviewed on Friday, September 30 and was subsequently charged.

Thomas’ court date is being finalised

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