Man charged for shooting friend, pleads not guilty


DSC05121Thirty – four – year old Gavin Major of 11 Charles Street Charlestown Georgetown appeared in court to answer a charge of discharging a loaded firearm with intention to cause grievous bodily harm.

Major pleaded not guilty to the offence before Magistrate Faith Mc Gusty. It is alleged that on July 27 at Sussex and School Street Albouystown, Georgetown with intention to cause grievous bodily harm, he discharged a loaded firearm against Shakeil Wilson.

Major was represented by Attorney – at – Law Paul Fung -A- Fat, who made an application for reasonable bail noting that his client and the complainant are not known to each other and that he is willing to lodge his passport and report to the police station if necessary.

However, the prosecutor related to the court that the accused and the complainant were friends and that on the day in question; both parties had an argument in the complainant’s yard a month prior to the incident.

The prosecutor further disclosed that the complainant was riding his motor cycle when the accused jumped in front of motor cycle and discharged a round, which wounded the complainant on his arm.

Based on the information presented in court, the Magistrate refused bail and Gavin Major will return to court on September 03. [Royan Abrams]



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