Elephant Man Under Investigation After Viral Video of Gun-Toting

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The Police and the Firearm Licensing Authority, the FLA, have launched investigations into an online video which shows what appears to be dancehall entertainer, Elephant Man, handling an object which resembles a 9-millimeter pistol.

Elephant Man’s given name is O’Neill Bryan. The video shows a skimpily clad woman brandishing the black and silver colored object. The woman then handed the object to a man who resembles the Dancehall entertainer.

Senior Communications Officer at the FLA, Toni Ann Kelly, says the FLA has responded to the video by checking whether Elephant Man is authorized to handle a legal firearm.

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Several calls placed this afternoon by our news centre to two numbers said to be belonging to Elephant Man were not answered.

A close associate of Elephant Man who’s also a member of the dancehall fraternity told our news centre this afternoon that she’s been unable to contact the artiste over the past few weeks.

Elephant Man is also known as the Energy God. He’s known in dancehall circles for songs including – Blase, Nu Linga and Crazy Hype

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Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


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