Case: Discharge of Firearm resulting in Injury
Date and Time Committed: Thursday May 3, 2018 about 8:20am at the intersection of Barbican Road, Old Hope and Hope Road Kgn 6
Complainant: #8139 Corporal Leroy Williams c/o Traffic Division and assigned to Ferry Police Station
Injured Person: Wendy Hutchinson-Hutton 43 yrs old D.O.B 4/9/74 Insurance Sales Representative
Suspect: Christopher Rhoden age 30 yrs old DOB 21/8/1987 Windscreen Wiper of 147 Confidence View Lane, Standpipe, Kgn 6
Effected by: Complainant who was dressed in plain clothes driving his private motor vehicle armed with service Glock 17 pistol with serial number KGM 066 with one magazine containing seventeen 9mm rounds was in a line of traffic along Barbican Road when upon reaching the vicinity of the aforementioned intersection was approached by Rhoden who attempted to wipe the windshield of his car. He signalled to Rhoden not to proceed where the complainant was met with threatening words from Rhoden who was behaving boisterous.
William’s exited his vehicle and approached Rhoden who attempted to pull some thing from his wait band. In the defence of his life, Williams pulled his service pistol and fired one shot in the direction of Rhoden. However, the bullet went through the front door of a Blue Honda CRV motor car reg# 7656GJ owned and was being driven by Mrs. Hutton. The same bullet grazed her right thigh, entering the right side of her abdomen and exited on her left side.
Mrs. Hutton was assisted to the UWHI by Dr. D. Danjojo where she underwent surgery and is admitted in stable condition.
The firearm that Cpl. Williams had was seized for Ballistic testing.
The scene and motor vehicle was processed by Det.Cons. M.Jackson and team c/o Area 4 SOCU and Kathrina Graham c/o INDECOM. The scene was visited by DET/Sgt. D. Maxwell and team c/o BSI. The keys for Mrs. Hutton’s vehicle was handed over to her husband.
I/O D/Sgt R Monteith