Two murders, nine shootings and four men are in prison but this 9mm Glock is still on the streets
A gun that has been used in nine shootings has earned the men who used it 120 years jail between them.
Anwar Muhammad, 22, was the latest man imprisoned for using the 9mm Glock yesterday.
A judge locked him up for 25 years for using it to shoot and injure Princeton Burrows in a daylight street attack in August 2010.
A total of four men had already been jailed before Burrows for using the same firearm, which has been snatched backwards and forwards between rival gangs over the past two years.
It has been linked to nine shootings including two murders, three attempted murders and even the wounding of Muhammad’s alleged accomplice.
Supreme Court heard during a previous trial how Muhammad’s close friend and fellow MOB member Quincy Brangman used it on February 13, 2010, to shoot and injure footballer Nathan Darrell in Sandys.
Brangman was convicted after a trial and jailed for 25 years.
The Glock was used again less than three weeks after the Darrell attack to injure Shawn Williams at the Royal Artillery Association (RAA) Club in St George’s early on April 4, 2010.
Alleged MOB member Mr Williams was said by prosecutors to have been Muhammad’s getaway driver in the Burrows shooting, although charges were dropped against him before the trial began.
St George’s resident Dwayne Signor, who admitted shooting Mr Williams at the RAA club, told Supreme Court he handed the gun to a fellow St George’s man after fleeing the scene. He was jailed for ten years.
The gun was then used in two shootings in Sandys in March 2010 where nobody was hurt.
Following that, on May 28, 2010 it was used by White Hill Crew associate Kevin Warner to murder his former friend Dekimo Martin. Warner was convicted of the Martin murder and jailed for 35 years.
On July 10, 2010 the Glock was fired at Jahcai Morris on Sound View Road, Sandys, leaving him injured. No charges have been laid in that case.
On July 23, 2010 the gun was confirmed to be back in the hands of the MOB again when Muhammad’s friend and fellow MOB member Marico Bassett used it to shoot and injure Randy Lightbourne outside the Charing Cross Tavern in Somerset. Bassett, 21, was convicted and jailed for 25 years.
The weapon was then used by Muhammad to attack Mr Burrows on August 23, 2010. Mr Burrows told the trial he managed to wrestle the firearm away from Muhammad despite being injured in the shooting.
Another prosecution witness testified that he saw Mr Burrows hand the gun over to another man before heading to hospital, but Mr Burrows refused to confirm that.
On February 4, 2011 the same firearm was used to shoot Colford Ferguson dead at a house on East Shore Road, Somerset.
Police do not consider Mr Ferguson to have been a gang member but the crime happened in an area considered to be MOB territory.
No one has been brought to justice for that killing.
The gun’s links to the string of crimes was established by expert analysis of bullets and cartridges left at the scenes. As of yesterday, the police had not found it.
Anyone with information about its whereabouts should call the Serious Crime Unit on 295-0011, or the confidential and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.
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