Sunday 17 November, 2019

Teen charged after seizure of 9mm pistol in downtown Kingston

File photo

File photo

A 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the seizure of a 9mm pistol and several rounds of ammunition on Beeston Street in downtown Kingston on Tuesday, June 18.

The child’s identity is being withheld.

Reports from the Central police are that about 3:20 p.m., a police team searched premises and found the firearm, which was fitted with a magazine containing nine 9mm cartridges.

The teen was arrested and subsequently charged under the Firearms Act.

He is scheduled to appear in the Gun Court on Tuesday, June 25.

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