Ken Chee Hing
A MAN was arrested and a firearm seized following an assault and wounding incident in the Bon Accord, Tobago district on the weekend.
A police press release stated that at 2.15 am on Saturday, a 33-year-old man got into an argument with a relative who pointed a gun at him and threatened to kill him. The gunman then hit the victim in the head with the firearm, causing the gun to fall to the ground and the magazine to be ejected in the process.
The pistol was taken up by another man who ran off and went to the Crown Point Police Station where he handed it over to officers. The victim was taken to the Scarborough Hospital for treatment while the suspect was arrested and taken to the Crown Point Police Station. He is expected to be charged with common assault, possession of an illegal firearm and malicious wounding.