SHOOTING INCIDENT AT SIX ROADS, ST PHILIP

Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred at Six Roads, St Philip, about 5:15 pm on Wednesday December 18, 2013, where two persons were injured. They are Jason Blenman 19 years of Station Hill, St. Michael, and Shamar James. They both have been admitted to the QEH.

On Wednesday, following the shooting, police officers on patrol nearby responded to the sound of shots fired and found Blenman suffering from a gunshot injury to his back.  They immediately informed the Police Control of information for the suspected vehicle.  A bulletin was broadcast within police communications which led other responding police units to quickly intercept the suspected vehicle at Best Road, Lodge Road, Christ Church.  As a result, a suspect is in custody and a firearm was recovered.

On Wednesday, following the shooting, police officers on patrol nearby responded to the sound of shots fired and found Blenman suffering from a gunshot injury to his back. They immediately informed the Police Control of information for the suspected vehicle. A bulletin was broadcast within police communications which led other responding police units to quickly intercept the suspected vehicle at Best Road, Lodge Road, Christ Church. As a result, a suspect is in custody and a firearm was recovered.

Jason Blenman was transported to the QEH by ambulance and is in stable condition; Shamar James drove himself on his motorcycle to the QEH, where he is said to be in a serious but stable condition. He received gunshot injury to the front of his torso.

Investigations are continuing.

UPDATE, RE: SHOOTING INCIDENT AT PLEASANT HALL

Police investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Pleasant Hall Road, St. Matthias, Christ Church, about 10:20 am on Thursday 31 October 2013, have arrested and charged Leon Garfield Lawrence, 31 years of Bonnetts Housing Area, Brittons Hill, St. Michael.

Leon Lawrence was charged for:
1. Endangering Life; and
2. Unlawful use of a firearm

{IMAGE VIA - idnews.com} Lawrence appeared at the District A Magistrates Court on Wednesday 18 December 2013, and was remanded until 15 January 2014.

{IMAGE VIAidnews.com} Lawrence appeared at the District A Magistrates Court on Wednesday 18 December 2013, and was remanded until 15 January 2014.

  • David Welch – Insp.

Public Relations Officer

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