Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014. 8:36 pm CST.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Police in Orange Walk are contemplating possible charges for the owner of a Chinese superstore near the Northern Regional Hospital after he shot dead one of two young men who robbed him on Friday afternoon.
Leslie Logan Jr., son of deceased Inspector Leslie Logan and a former officer himself, was identified as one of the two men who entered the store and held up an assistant at gunpoint, and removed a sum of money from the cash register, handing it over to an unnamed accomplice.
That person fled, but as Logan turned to leave the owner, holding his licensed firearm, set chase, caught up with him and shot him several times.
He died just as he was being transported across the street to the hospital.
Police Press Officer Raphael Martinez said the shopkeeper was initially held by police but later released as they continue their investigations.
A notice of intended prosecution has been served but police will wait to see where their investigations take them before issuing charges, if any.
Complicating matters is that the alleged robber had his back turned when he was shot and the store owner reportedly walked up to him and fired twice more before he could be moved away.
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