A 24-year-old Belize City resident, Alston Smith, has been arrested and charged by police for the offense of ‘aggravated assault’. This is after he allegedly he fired shots at a 17-year-old male minor who told police that on Tuesday evening at around 4:45 p.m., he was in front of his house when Smith approached him, took out a gun from his pants and proceeded to chase him down Mopan Street. When the minor reached Vernon Street, he saw Smith pointing the gun at him and then heard several shots. He escaped unharmed and made his way to a nearby police checkpoint. Police processed the scene of the shooting incident and found two 9-millimeter expended. Alston Smith was then arrested and charged for aggravated assault..