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Dec 2, 2019

Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Richard O'Neil

Police have arrested and charged one man in connection with the kidnapping and shooting of Richard O’Neil which happened last week. Police says that the following the investigation and interviews conducted with several persons, they felt they had enough to charge Elden Flowers with attempted murder. Here’s more from Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero.


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Reference the shooting of Richard O’ Neil on the 27th of November, 2019, police have since arrested and charged twenty-two-year-old Elden Flowers for the crime of attempted murder. O’Neal remains in the K.H.M.H. in a critical condition.”


Hilberto Romero

Andrea Polanco

“Do those two men have some sort of beef or gang related issue?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

We are not certain at this time. At some point he was picked up and taken to an area on Boom Road where he was shot.”

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