Police have charged a 27-year-old woman for wounding with intent and illegal possession of a firearm following an incident at premises in Oakland Apartment Complex in Kingston on Wednesday.
A release from the Corporate Communication Unit (CCU), the police information arm, stated that the woman identified as Vivia Martin shot her spouse during a dispute.
Reports are that Martin and her spouse had a heated argument and she used a licensed Sig Sauer 9mm pistol to shoot him in the leg.
A report was made and she was arrested and charged.
Police in a release said a court date for the woman is being finalised.