Jameel Johnson, the accuse shooter of Dancehall artist Mad Cobra last year, was acquitted earlier this week.

The 23 year old, who was on trial for illegal possession of a firearm and shooting with intent, was acquitted after the crown fail to provide the court with suitable evidence linking him to the shooting.

Johnson was arrested last year June as a suspect in the May 11 shooting of dancehall star Mad Cobra.

According to initial reports, Johnson, also known as ‘Spragga’, was among a group of men in Braeton, St Catherine, involved in the incident in which the entertainer was shot several times. He was offered $150,000 bail pending his trial.