Sophia man remanded over Leopold Street shooting

first_imgA 26-year-old man was on Monday taken before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts slapped with an unlawful wounding charge.Adrian ScottAdrian Scott, of C Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus.It is alleged that on October 7, 2019, at Leopold Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, with intent to maim, disfigure, disable or cause grievous bodily harm, he unlawfully wounded Arlington Harper.Scott was represented by Attorney-at-Law Keoma Griffith, who told the court that his client did not shoot the Virtual Complainant (VC).Reports are that on October 7, Harper was at a party where he met Scott. However, upon seeing Harper, Scott reportedly left, but later returned with a friend.The prosecution is contending that Scott and Harper were subsequently involved in a scuffle and it was at that time, Scott pulled out a gun and handed it to his friend, who in turn shot Harper.The injured man was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he remains a patient. The Police have since launched a manhunt for Scott’s friend.Police Prosecutor Shondell Daniels objected to bail on the grounds of the serious nature of the offence and the fact that the victim was still hospitalised. Scott was remanded to prison, and the case was scheduled to continue on November 18, 2019.last_img