Farmer on firearm charges after allegedly pulling gunThursday, March 04, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A farmer was today charged with breaches of the Firearms Act after he allegedly pulled a firearm and opened gunfire on another last year.
He is 34-year-old Christopher Smart, otherwise called 'Bredda' or 'Smiley', of Taylor Land, 9 Miles in Bull Bay, St Andrew.
Smart was charged with shooting with intent, illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.
According to the police, about 3:45 pm on October 18, 2020, Smart approached the complainant, who was sitting beside the roadway with a group of men. It is alleged that he pulled a firearm and opened gunfire at the complainant, who reportedly escaped injury by running onto a nearby premises.
The complainant made a report to the police and the accused was subsequently apprehended and charged.
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