Teenager charged with murder

Police have charged 18 year old Akeem Trapp with the murder of 21 year old Ian Adolphus Jr.

Akeem Trapp appeared on Thursday before the Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith, and was remanded into custody until April 23.

Ian Adolphus Jr was shot around 9:30 a.m. on February 25. He was walking on Freedom Street, Belize City,  and when he reached its intersection with Justice Street he was approached by a man riding a bicycle, who fired several shots at him. Ian Adolphus was shot in his arm, chest and elbow.

He was admitted to ward at KHMH, where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

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