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CHINESE BUSINESSMAN SHOT IN LADYVILLE

CHINESE BUSINESSMAN SHOT IN LADYVILLE
August 19
09:30 2018

A Chinese businessman is undergoing treatment at Belize Health Care Partners Limited after being shot twice while at his shop in Ladyville.

Police say that Xiang Quan Chen, 38, shop owner of #10 Marage Road, was inside his store, Gung Ying shop on Friday night when two men, one of them armed with a gun, approached the burglar barred window. The gunman pushed his hand through the bars and opened fire on Chen hitting him in the neck and under his chin.

Chen was taken to Belize Health Care Partners Limited where he is listed in stable condition. Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting. Senior Superintendent of Police Howell Gillett told the Reporter that the department is concerned about regular spikes in crimes such as burglaries and robberies that occur just before the start of the September Celebrations, and is working on strategies to combat that surge.

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