Man charged after allegedly pointing gun, attempting to shoot in Seaview Gardens

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A 28-year-old man has been charged with two counts of assault at common law and possession of a prohibited weapon stemming from an incident in his community of Seaview Gardens, Kingston on March 24

Charged is Andrien Allen.

Reports are that about 10:45 am, Allen entered the house, pointed a firearm at the two complainants and attempted to fire. The firearm only reportedly made a clicking sound and Allen made good his escape.

The matter was reported to the police. Allen was pointed out to the police and was subsequently charged on Thursday, May 25.

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