Minor Charged for Attempted Murder

Dangriga police have charged a 17 year old minor, a construction worker of New Site Area, Dangriga for the crime of “attempted murder and  “Kept Firearm without a gun license. ” The charge is in relation to a shooting incident that occurred in Dangriga on Wednesday night. According reports, police were patrolling an area known as the Backatown area, when they saw two individuals apparently acting suspiciously. When police approached the two male persons ran away. As a result police pursued them. During the pursuit of the individuals turned around and reportedly fired several shot at police. Police fired in return which injured the minor in the leg. Authorities believed that they stopped a burglary in progress. Police have not levied any charges to the minor’s accomplice.


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