Man who shot thief faces trial Tuesday

A man goes on trial Tuesday in the Tribunal Penal de Limón because he delivered a fatal bullet to a man stealing sheets of zinc.

The shooting took place July 9, 2006, in Davao de Bataán, according to the Poder Judicial. Dead is Renan Antonio Ortiz Cortés. On trial is a man with the last names of Araya Jiménez.

The Poder Judicial said that Araya spotted Ortiz and another man stealing the zinc from private property, ordered him to halt and fired when he did not.

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