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Nov 1, 2011

Suspects detained for Capital City shooting

On Friday night, businessman, Fiu Sheng Li was shot on both feet during a robbery in Belmopan. Today police report that Fiu and his wife, Qion Zhen Li, were selling Boledo in front of their business, Guang Dong Restaurant on Constitution Drive when they were held up by three men; one of whom was armed with a sawed-off pump action shotgun.  The thieves stole an Intel Atom laptop, a black Gercho nine millimeter pistol from Fiu while a twenty-four karat gold chain valued at ten thousand dollars was taken from his wife. The armed robber reportedly fired five shots before they all escaped on foot. Police were on the scene within minutes and apprehended two of the assailants at the end of Constitution Drive. A sixteen year old minor and Kenroy Timmons; both of Roaring Creek Village were the first to be detained.  Timmons, who was shot on the left leg during the pursuit, was found in possession of the stolen firearm and the laptop. Twenty year old Floyd Neal and Transito Tzul have also been detained and charged in connection with the incident. On Monday, all four appeared before Magistrate Adolph Lucas Junior in Belmopan. They were jointly charged with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery while Neal and the minor were charged with Robbery.  Timmons was arraigned for Kept firearm and ammunition without a gun license, while Transito was additionally charged with abetment to commit Robbery. Neal, who is believed to have been the shooter, was charged with Attempted Murder. None of the accused men were represented in court and the case was adjourned until December fifteenth.

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3 Responses for “Suspects detained for Capital City shooting”

  1. From the West says:

    Good police work, hope they get convicted and put away forever.

  2. Shattered says:

    Thanks to the ADU that is in Belmopan lately. They mean action, and i’ve seen it from them. Please don’t leave the Capital City, we need you here. There’s a few more to go though.

  3. rod says:

    hang them hang them high .

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