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Sep 6, 2013

Arthur Baptist dies months after being shot inside barber shop

Twenty-four year old Arthur Baptist and his uncle, forty-four year old Melvin Baptist, were gunned down on June first in Belize City. Both men were socializing inside Melvin’s Barbershop on Neal Penn Road when two men rode up, entered the establishment and unleashed a barrage of bullets. Arthur Baptist was shot to the left side of his head, while Melvin Baptist was shot to the back of the head. Both men were listed in extremely critical condition. On Thursday, at around four p.m., Arthur succumbed to his injuries at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, three months after being shot. The two men who fired the shots which finally claimed the life of Arthur Baptist are still at large.

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