Man charged with murder
The Kingston East police have arrested and charged one man with murder and other offences following the shooting death of 23-year-old Kageem Hutchinson of Ellis Road, Kingston 2, on Saturday, January 2.
Charged is 24-year-old Shande Dixon, otherwise called 'Wingy', of Burger Gully, Mountain View, St Andrew. He is also charged with wounding with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
Reports from the Elletson Road police are that about 11:35 a.m., Hutchinson was among persons sitting along Mountain View Avenue when they were pounced upon by Dixon and other men who opened gunfire at them. Hutchinson and two other persons received gunshot wounds. Dixon and his accomplices escaped in a motor car. Hutchinson was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and the other two persons were admitted in stable condition.
On Thursday, January 7, Dixon was arrested and subsequently charged following a question-and-answer interview. His court date is being finalised.