Attempted murder charges filed

George Town detectives have charged a 20-year-old man with attempted murder following a shooting that occurred on Shedden Road on 1 August.

Barrington Roy Williams Jr. of George Town was due to appear in court on Wednesday. Williams was arrested by officers on Friday, 1 September, in connection with the shooting, which resulted in a man suffering injuries to his hand and arm.

On 1 August, the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at 4.25am reporting that shots had been fired in the parking lot of the Nevlaw Building and that a man had an injury to his hand. Police and medics responded and the victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.