A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with multiple offences, including shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Jamal Blake, 24, of San Juan, is also charged with possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm to endanger life and possession of ammunition to endanger life, arising out of an incident which occurred on Wednesday 4th December in the San Juan district.
The accused was part of a group of men involved in a physical altercation with another group on the same day at a club in San Juan. During the incident, it is alleged the accused and others fired shots at the group before escaping.
A report was made to the police, which resulted in the accused being arrested a short time after in the district.