Westmoreland man accused of shooting cop at a club charged

A Westmoreland man accused of shooting a cop at a club in the parish on August 6, has been charged with several offences in relation to the incident.

Charged with shooting with intent, possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorized possession of ammunition is Steven Tyghter, otherwise called ‘Whiteman’ of Little London, Westmoreland.

Reports from the Savanna-La-Mar police are that at about 4:30 A.M., Tyghter and another man opened gunfire at the policeman, hitting him.

The officer was taken to hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

Tyghter was arrested on Thursday, August 17, during a police operation.

He was charged with the offences the next day.


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