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Dec 27, 2012

Belize City resident narrowly escapes being murdered

Hugh Thomas

A Belize City man was also injured over the weekend, and he is lucky to be alive. Twenty year old Hugh Thomas, a resident of West and Bishop Streets, escaped grave injury in the early hours of Boxing Day after being assaulted an armed assailant.  At around one-thirty on Wednesday morning, police visited the trauma room at the K.H.M.H. where they saw Thomas suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper right leg.  Thomas told investigators that approximately twenty minutes earlier he was standing at the corner of West and King Streets when a dark skinned man, wearing a black shirt approached him from the direction of West Street.  His attacker fired a single shot which caught him in the leg before fleeing the scene.

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1 Response for “Belize City resident narrowly escapes being murdered”

  1. ceo says:

    Our leaders need to make meaningful changes. So what are we going to declare the entire country “crime ridden” Mr PM?

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