The police say a man now in custody, who shot at another man in Orange Bay in Hanover Wednesday evening, is to be charged.

Residents of a community are being commended for their bravery after taking a homemade shotgun from the gunman. He was also held and later handed over to the police.

The incident happened about 8:40 Wednesday evening.

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit, Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, says the man had fired a shot at another person.

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No motive has been established for the shooting.

Superintendent Lindsay says the man’s identity is being withheld until he’s charged.

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