Mavado’s Attacker Charged for Shooting With Intent & Illegal Possession of Firearm
The Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force have announced today that they have officially charged one of the men involved in the attack on dancehall entertainer Mavado last Saturday.
The in arrested on Sunday, Anthony Gouldbourne, was charged by the Constant Spring Police for his involvement in the gun attack on the entertainer.
Gouldborne who is a resident of Cassava Piece, was charged Wednesday afternoon with shooting with intent, illegal possession of a firearm and malicious destruction of property.
The suspect was arrested after Mavado when to the police station to file a report, shortly after he was attacked by gunmen in the Cassava Piece community.
It was reported that the entertainers motor was shot at, but the artist managed to escape without injuries.
Since the incident, tension has been high in the community.
A man was shot, stabbed and set ablaze on Monday, while another was found dead in the vicinity of the Constant Spring Market.
Mavado was requested to make his way to the Constant Spring Police Station by June 6, but he was unable to present himself due to overseas obligations.
His 16-year-old son and brother, nephew and other family members were taken into custody following a raid on his Norbrook residence in St. Andrew.