Man robbed of firearm, shot on Payne AvenueWednesday, June 16, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man, who was among a group who robbed a licensed firearm holder of his gun and shot him in Kingston on Saturday, April 24, has been arrested and charged in relation to the incident.
Twenty-year-old Ricardo Carter, a labourer of Payne Avenue, Kingston, was charged with robbery with aggravation, wounding with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
Reports from the Hunts Bay police are that about 10:40 pm, the complainant assisted his friend home to a Payne Avenue location when he was pounced upon by Carter and other men.
The men then robbed him of his licensed firearm and shot him to the upper body, however, he managed to escape and went to the hospital where he was treated.
The police said Carter was later arrested and charged following a question and answer session.
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