‘Pig Skin’ charged for 2022 shooting

ST ANDREW, Jamaica - The St Andrew North Police have charged a 34-year-old man with illegal possession of firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and wounding with intent with the use of a firearm following an incident on Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8 on Monday, August 1, 2022.

Charged is Mario Solomon, otherwise called ‘Pig Skin’, a chef of Drill Path Crescent, Kingston 11.

Reports are that about 11:50 pm, Solomon was travelling in a motor truck with two other men, who opened gunfire at a group of people, two of whom were shot several times. The police were alerted and upon their arrival, the injured men were taken to hospital, where they were treated. Solomon and the other men escaped in the area.

An investigation was launched and Solomon was apprehended on Friday, June 2, and was subsequently charged following an interview.

His court date is being finalised.

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