MAN LEAVES COURT UNDER HEAVY SECURITY
More than 15 armed police officers from the Rapid Response Unit (RRU) and Special Services Unit (SSU) guarded and escorted a resident of Villa from the Serious Offences Court yesterday.
As Martin ‘Jahson’ James emerged from the court and walked to the waiting police vehicle, police officers blocked the road outside of the court to ensure his safe passage.
According to a source, when James was brought to court yesterday morning to answer charges related to marijuana cultivation, police officers observed a number of men behind a wall at the back of the court yard.
MCMH LOCKED DOWN BY POLICE
This is where we raise our eye brows.
The Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) according to a local radio station was on locked down on Tuesday evening with reports stating that an individual or individuals reportedly went to the hospital to 'finish off' Mozart Lee, who was shot last Friday at his home by unknown gunman.
In the process, Lee's 10-month-old son, was shot twice in the chest and later died.
It is uncertain if any arrests were made or if anyone was seen with weapons at the hospital, but the police were called in and persons were prevented from entering the MCMH.
GUNMEN DID NOT CARE
Caslon “Al” Bruce, uncle of the 10 month old child who was shot and killed on Friday says that the gunmen did not care who was around when he fired multiple gunshots into a crowded yard, hitting the baby and its parents.
At around 6.45 p.m. on Friday, October 7 at Glen, technician Mozart Lee, 37, was installing a speaker in a vehicle belonging to Monty Hillocks of Belmont, when a gunman opened fire, striking Mozart in the upper chest just below his neck.
TWO CHARGED WITH MURDER OF BABY
Martin James and Ricardo McFee have been jointly charged with the murder of 10-month-old Mozari Lee and the attempted murder of the baby's parents Mozart Lee and Shelly-Ann Durham at Glen last Friday.
Police released the information this morning at 10am. On Saturday, the police Preliminary reports state the group was at the elder Lee’s shop when they were attacked by unknown assailant(s).
As the sound of bullets rang out they took cover, but not before Mozart Lee was shot in the upper chest and his girlfriend, Durham, in both arms. Their baby, Ozari, received gunshot wounds to both the left and right side of his chest. He succumbed to his injuries at 7:50p.m the same night at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Humphrey escaped with a bruise to the palm of his left hand.
On May 9th 2016, Ricardo McFee appeared in court on gun and ammunition charges where he was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison for his own protection after he reported to the police that his life is in endangered and he has been on the run since 2007.
Ricardo McFee, pleaded not guilty to the two charges which Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias read to him in the Serious Offenses Court.
He was accused of the unlawful possession of a firearm and fifty rounds of ammunition - The offenses were allegedly committed on May 4.
Police allegedly seized a .380 Glock Pistol and 50 rounds of .380 ammunition from him in Kingstown
MINISTER GONSALVES CALLS FOR WITNESSES TO COME FORWARD
Parliamentary Representative for East St. George, Camillio Gonsalves is calling on persons with information regarding the shooting death of the 10-months-old baby, Ozari Lee, to come forward.
Minister Gonsalves said on his Facebook page that he is refusing to believe that nobody said anything with the shooting that took place in the early evening hours, a time when people are out and about.
Gonsalves stressed that a child is dead, and while he understands that no one wants to be an informer, he is calling for anyone with information to come forward. He noted that those who shoot mothers and kill their children cannot be protected by any code of silence.
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