16-y-o slapped with murder charges

March 23, 2023
Police on patrol

The police have charged a 16-year-old boy for his connection with a shooting that left a man dead and a teenage girl injured in October 2022. 

He was charged on Tuesday with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, illegal possession of ammunition and house break-in with intent.  

He was charged in the presence of his attorney while in custody at the Metcalfe Street Secure Juvenile Remand Centre.

The incident happened on October 24, 2022, on 7th Street in Kingston 13. 

The police report that about 2:30 p.m., armed men kicked open the door to a house and shot and killed 21-year-old Shamar Muir and assaulted a teenage girl who was also at the premises.  

The police were summoned and an investigation launched.  

Following an intensive probe, the teen was charged. 

Lawmen continue to search for the other perpetrators involved in the incident. 

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