19 year old freed of attempted murder charge, but remains on remand for murder

A 19 year old has been freed of an attempted murder charge, but remains on remand for murder. Yesterday Ibrahim Smith was freed of charges that stemmed vlcsnap-2013-03-14-20h01m22s254from a shooting incident in August of 2012 – those charges are attempted murder, deadly means of harm and wounding.  The incident happened in the Gungulung area of Belize City. Desmond Miller told Police that he was walking on Lacroix Boulevard when Smith jumped out of a vehicle and shot him twice in the arm. However, when Smith appeared in court yesterday, his case file was not available and so the case was thrown out. The 19 year old was then escorted back to prison, where he awaits trial for the shooting death of 17 year old Shenelle Reyes.

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