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Teen facing gun charge

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 3:51 PM

A teenage boy is facing criminal charges after the police say he was held with an illegal firearm loaded with 14 rounds of ammunition.

He is 19-year-old Javaughn Walters, who resides in the St Andrew community known as ‘100 Lane’.

The Constant Spring Police report that shortly after midday yesterday members of a joint police-military team were on patrol in the community when they were engaged in a gunfight with armed men.

The police say when the shooting ended Walters was accosted and searched and a 9mm Beretta pistol found.

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