Regiment Personnel Charged with Shooting with Intent

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 14:30

A  member  of  the  Trinidad  and  Tobago  Regiment  is  expected  to appear  before  a  Port  of  Spain  Magistrate  today,  charged  with multiple  offences,  including  shooting  with  intent  to  do  grievous bodily harm.

JAMAL BLAKE, of San Juan, is also charged with possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm to endanger life and  possession of ammunition to endanger life, arising out  of  an  incident  which  occurred  on  Wednesday  4 December 2019, in the San Juan district.

The  24-year-old accused  was  part  of  a  group  of  men  involved  in  a  physical altercation with another group on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at a club in the San Juan district.

During the incident, it is alleged the accused and others fired shots at the group before escaping.

A report was made to the police, which resulted in the accused being arrested a short time after in the district.

Investigations  into  the  incident  were  carried out by officers of the  San  Juan  Criminal  Investigations  Department  (CID).

Blake was charged by PC Barath, of San Juan CID,  on  Monday 9 December 2019.



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