A Kingston man was nabbed at the Sangster International Airport yesterday and charged after he attempted to leave the island. He was charged with Shooting with Intent, Wounding with Intent and Illegal Possession of a Firearm following an incident in his community on Monday, March 16, 2020.
The man has been identified as 31-year-old Dujon Pitter, higgler of Drecketts Place, Kingston 14.
Reports are that at about 12:55 a.m., a police team was on mobile patrol in the area when they saw Pitter and two other men. Upon seeing the police the men opened gunfire at the team. The police returned fire however, the men escaped. A 12-year-old boy and a police constable were shot and injured during the incident. They were taken to the hospital where they were treated.
Pitter was subsequently arrested and charged.