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Feb 15, 2016

Minor Shot at Boots Crescent

Joseph Lopez

Just about an hour after that, police were called out to Boots Crescent by St. John Vianney Primary School where a minor was seen lying on the street in a pool of blood. Preliminary investigations reveal that the seventeen year old male was walking on Boots Crescent, heading towards Rivero Street Extension when he was shot from behind. He was rushed to the K.H.M.H. with one bullet wound to the upper back, and is listed in a stable condition. Meanwhile Police have arrested and charged twenty year old Joseph Lopez with the crime. Lopez appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer today and was arraigned on charges of Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm. He was remanded to the Belize Central Prison until April fourth.

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