Saturday 8 August, 2020

Alleged shop breaker, shooter in Portmore tracked to KPH

A St Andrew man is now facing gun, shooting and other charges following a confrontation with the police in Portmore, St Catherine earlier this month.

The accused is 31-year-old Angelo Morrison of Arnett Gardens, St Andrew.

Reports from the Portmore police are that about 3.15 am, a number of men were seen attempting to break into a wholesale.

The police were summoned and on their arrival, they were allegedly met with gunfire, to which the law enforcers returned the fire and the assailants fled the scene.

But the matter was not over at that point, as further investigations led officers to the Kingston Public Hospital, where Morrison was seen with gunshot wounds.

Following further investigations, on Friday, July 24, he was charged with shooting with intent, illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition, along with shop breaking and larceny, following an identification parade.

Morrison is to appear in the St Catherine Parish Court to answer to the charges on Friday, July 31.

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