Elderly Man Shot and Robbed

vlcsnap-2014-05-22-17h55m46s161Another elderly person was the victim of a crime yesterday.  57-year-old Levi Brown, a Belizean Security Supervisor of J&B Security Firm and a resident of Belize City, was shot to the back of the head yesterday evening at about 6:30.

Police reports are that Brown was riding his bicycle on East Collet Canal heading in the direction of King Street and upon reaching the corner with Dean Street; he was shot and fell to the street unconscious.

He was transported to the K.H.M.H. where he later regained consciousness and was admitted in a stable condition.

A knapsack he was carrying at the time which contained a deposit bag with assorted cheques and a loaded point 38 pistol was missing.

Witnesses say that after Brown was shot, the armed assailant quickly snatched the knapsack, checked Brown’s pockets, and escaped.  Police are investigating.

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