Teen charged after cops find 9mm pistol

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Teen charged after cops find 9mm pistol

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the seizure of a 9mm pistol and several rounds of ammunition on Beeston Street, Kingston yesterday afternoon.

Being a minor, his identity has been withheld.

Police reports are that lawmen searched a premises about 3:20 pm and found the firearm, which was fitted with a magazine containing nine 9mm cartridges.

The teen was arrested and subsequently charged under the Firearms Act.

He is scheduled to appear before the Gun Court on Tuesday, June 25.

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