The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers in St. Ann have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting of two men in the ‘Gaza’ area of Steer Town in the parish on Wednesday, March 4.

The accused is 23-year-old driver Hodarow Bailey, otherwise called ‘Sento’, from Windsor Heights in St. Ann’s Bay.

The JCF said Bailey is charged with:

  • Wounding with intent with the use of a firearm (2 counts)
  • Illegal possession of firearm
  • Illegal possession of ammunition
  • Aiding and abetting
  • Conspiracy
  • Misprision of a felony

The JCF added: “Reports are that, about 2:45PM, Bailey drove into the community aboard a Honda stream motor car and opened fire hitting two men. The police were called and the men assisted to hospital where they were treated and admitted in serious condition. A thorough investigation was done and Bailey arrested and charged.”

Bailey’s court date will be announced at a later date, the JCF further said.

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By Mills