Stephon Anderson charged with attempted murder Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 February 2014 00:00

A man was shot in the city on Sunday February 23rd and police have charged 23-year-old Stephon Anderson, a resident of #7 Ebony Street in Belize City for the shooting.

Anderson, who was unrepresented appeared in the Court room of Chief Magistrate, Anne Marie Smith where he was read three indictable offenses including, one count of attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm for the shooting of 21-year-old Andrew Augustine. In court, no plea was taken from Anderson and due to the nature of the offenses, he was denied bail and remanded to the Belize Central Prison until April 15, 2014.

  Augustine 21, was shot once in the neck area on Sunday whilst walking on Jasmine Street in Belize City. According to police, sometime after 10 p.m., they responded to a shooting in the Martins area. They later visited the trauma room at the KHMH, where they found 21-year-old Andrew Augustine suffering from a single gunshot wound to the neck. Their initial investigation revealed that Augustine was walking on Jasmine Street, when he was approached by a male who fired shots at him, one of which caught him in the neck, causing his injury.