Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): A 27-year-old farmer of Lottery district in St James, is now nursing injuries at the Cornwall Regional Hospital under police guard, after he was reportedly disarmed of an illegal firearm and beaten by a man whom he attacked at a night club in Johns Hall community on Thursday morning, October 3.
The identity of the accused is being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports are that about 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, the accused pulled a .38 pistol from his waist and attacked a 34-year-old tire repairman, while they were at a night club in Johns Hall.
Both men got involved in a fight and the tire repair man managed to disarm the accused of the firearm, who later fled the scene.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, the firearm was handed over to them and the tire repairman who received injuries during the fight was taken to the hospital for treatment.
While on the compound, he saw the man who had attacked him earlier, and he too had turned up at the hospital for treatment. He was pointed out to the lawmen and was immediately taken into custody and is now being treated under police guard.