Welder charged after pointing gun at girlfriend who tried to leave him

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Welder charged after pointing gun at girlfriend who tried to leave him

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— Thirty-four-year-old welder Shane Reid has been charged with assault at common law and illegal possession of firearm following a dispute with his girlfriend in February.

The police said about 9:00 pm on February 11, Reid, who is of Carawina in Petersfield, Westmoreland, and his partner were involved in a domestic dispute.

He reportedly pointed a firearm at her after the woman threatened to end the relationship.

He then fired several shots in the air to dissuade her.

Reid was arrested and charged yesterday.

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