Man accused of shooting his baby mother to face court

ST ANDREW, Jamaica – A man who reportedly turned a gun on the mother of his child and another man on Red Hills Road in St Andrew in March of this year, is set to face court to answer to charges of wounding with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

He is 36-year-old Roger Allen, a bearer of Red Hills Boulevard in the parish.

He was charged after being interviewed in the presence of his attorneys.

The charges are in relation to allegations that on Wednesday, March 23, Allen went to a house where the mother of his child resided with another man and opened gunfire at them.

Both received gunshot injuries and were treated at hospital.

Allen fled the scene and was on the run.

He was subsequently captured in Linstead, St Catherine on Thursday, June 23.

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