Two Males Charged with St. Mark’s Day Celebration Shooting

Akim Belfon, 24 years old of Dougaldston, St. John was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Ammunition in connection with the shooting incident which occurred at the Cuthbert Peters Park, Gouyave, St. John on April 30th, 2023.

In another incident which occurred on the same day, at St. John Street, St. Mark, Akim Belfon and Tahj Joseph, 28 year old of Park View, Gouyave, St. John were jointly charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Ammunition.

Belfon and Joseph appeared at Victoria Magistrate’s Court today, and were remanded to custody at His Majesty’s Prison.

They are scheduled to reappear in court on May 22nd, 2023.