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Kingston musician charged in relation to fatal shooting

Published:Monday | September 28, 2020 | 9:28 AM
He was charged after an interview in the presence of his attorney.

Twenty-eight-year-old Leon Williams, a musician of Water Street, Denham Town in Kingston was on Friday charged with murder, wounding with intent, and illegal possession of firearm.

The police say Williams was charged in relation to an incident on Albert Street, also in Kingston 14, on Friday, September 4.

According to reports, Williams and another man allegedly opened gunfire at a group of persons as they stood along the roadway and then fired at a police team that responded swiftly to the incident.

No member of the police team was injured, however, three other persons received gunshot injuries.

Two of them, 52-year-old Desmond Chambers and 35-year-old Delroy Small, both residents of the community, later died at hospital.

The other man was admitted for treatment.

Williams was subsequently arrested and charged for the offences after an interview in the presence of his attorney. 

His accomplice remains at large.

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