Cops shoot at Teenager with a toy gun… Claim Residents
A teenager who was posing with a toy gun in a Kingston 12 community recently, is lucky to be alive as he manged to evade a near fatal encounter with lawmen.
Reports are that a police patrolling the community called ‘Jungle’, allegedly opened fire at the teen who was believed to be in possession of a high-powered weapon.
It is not clear what inspired the officers to open fire, however a bag containing a toy M16 rifle was recovered from the scene.
One resident described, “(laughing) wah happen is that the police were here and saw a youth with a big bag a carry, dem mussi get suspicious… caw mi hear say when them approach, the youth run then drop the bag and continue fi run … shot start shell the place to enuh… people start wonder a wah gwan ina di place…“.
The teen who is apparently known to some of the residents escaped without harm and is extremely happy to have life.
One woman exclaimed, “God help dem pickney yah because him miss gunshot or worst case death, by the skin of him teeth (laughing), mi nuh believe children fi walk wid gun, whether toy or not … memba say people use both fi do illegal things!”
According to the Area Four Police Division, there was no official report on the shooting, however a senior official said that matter will be investigated.
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