Saturday 7 December, 2019

Man who shot through woman's bedroom window charged

A St Michael man heads to court today after he was arrested in connection with last month’s shooting of 57-year-old Sharon Matthews.

Twenty-six-year-old Raheim Forde of 10th Avenue, New Orleans was arrested on Monday by officers from the Major Crime Unit and charged with Use of firearm, Serious Bodily Harm and Endangering life.

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The charges relate to an August 23 incident, when police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Beckles Avenue.

On arrival at the scene, they met Matthews who told them she was in her home when she was shot in her right hand by a man who had pointed a gun through her bedroom window and fired one shot into the room.

Forde appears in the District 'A' Magistrates Court.

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