A sixteen-year-old boy is expected to appear virtually before the Children’s Court on Monday charged with wounding with intent, possession of firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm to endanger life and possession of ammunition to endanger life. The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A 16-year-old boy, who police believe is responsible for the shooting of a man which left him nursing injuries on August 30th, is expected to appear virtually before the Children’s Court on Monday.

The suspect was charged on October 7th with wounding with intent, possession of firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of firearm to endanger life and possession of ammunition to endanger life.

He was arrested during an intelligence-led exercise executed by the Central Division Gang and Intelligence Unit on October 4th.
According to police reports, at 12.45 pm on August 30th, a man was having lunch at a pavilion in Cunupia with his co-workers when two men allegedly approached the group and fired several shots.

One man, who was hit on his left arm, was conveyed to the Chaguanas District Health Facility where he was treated and discharged.