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.
No motive has been established for the shooting.
Superintendent Lindsay says the man’s identity is being withheld until he’s charged.