Police shoot man who was trying to harm his own niece

On Sunday August 10th, police officers shot Raymond Flowers, as he was reportedly chasing after his niece with the intent to harm. According to reports, at around 9:30 on Sunday night, 23 year old Stacey Shalene Williams got into an argument with her uncle Raymond Flowers, who allegedly demanded she give him food. When she refused to give him food, Mr Flowers reportedly got angry, and attempted to assault her with a shiny metal object. However, her other uncle reportedly managed to restrain him. Stacey Williams further reported that her uncle chased after her with a knife, and so fearing for her life she ran to a police booth located near Supal Street, Belize City, and reported to the two police officers posted there at the time that her uncle was trying to kill her. As a result the police pulled out their firearm and reportedly ordered Mr Flowers to freeze and drop his weapon, However, he reportedly continued to advance. As a result, police fired a single shot injuring Raymond Flowers on the left leg and left hand. He was admitted at the hospital in a stable condition.

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