Bounty Killer Gun Possession And Assault Trial Set For March 20

Dancehall legend Bounty Killer is schedule to report to the Gun Court in Kingston on March 20 to answer charges of illegal possession of firearm, assault at common-law and unlawful wounding.

Killer, whose real name is Rodney Pryce, allegedly assaulted a police office in an incident outside a Kingston nightclub in 2007.

Allegations are that an off-duty police officer came out of a club on St. Lucia Avenue in Kingston and notice a convoy of vehicle blocking a section of the road. The vehicles are believed to be belonging to Bounty Killer and his entourage. He reportedly signal the men to clear the roadway and an altercation ensued in which the officer was allegedly assaulted. He also said a gun was pointed in his face by Bounty Killer.

The dancehall artiste was charged jointly with ex-policeman, Calis Brown, for illegal possession of a firearm, unlawful wounding and assault of a police officer.

The case has been postponed several times since the incident.