Earlin Butler Jr. Shot in the City
Just after seven on Sunday morning, shots rang out on Rivero Street, near Kraal Road on south side Belize City. Reports are that as twenty-one-year-old Earlin Butler Junior stood outside his house near the intersection of Rivero and Fairweather Streets, a lone gunman approached and opened fire on the unsuspecting youth. Butler Junior was hit multiple times to the chest and abdomen. He was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Butler Junior remains hospitalized in a critical condition. No one has since been detained for this shooting on south side and police investigation continues.