A refusal to play Mavado’s songs is said to be the reason behind the shooting incident for which the artiste has been charged THE STAR understands.
The self proclaimed “Gully God” is facing two counts of shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm arising from the incident which occurred on July 27 last year.
Police reports are that on the day in question, Mavado and his entourage were allegedly at a bar near the intersection of Whitehall Avenue and Mannings Hill Road, St. Andrew where his songs were being played.
It was also said that a certain individual then ordered that no songs done by Mavado should be played.
Further reports are that an ensuing altercation saw Mavado and his entourage leaving the bar before returning and proceeding to fire shots, injuring two persons.
Brooks was formally arrested and charged after turning himself in to the Kingston and St. Andrew Major Investigation Task Force on Wednesday and subsequently taken into custody at the Kingston Police Station.
Head of the Major Investigations Task Force, Assistant Commissioner Les Green could not be reached for a comment yesterday, however when initially contacted on Wednesday evening he noted that investigations were continuing into the incident.
Mavado is known for songs such as I’m on the rock and Gully Side.