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Nov 7, 2016

Cayo Man Shot Saturday Morning

A Cayo resident is hospitalized tonight at the Western Regional recovering from a shooting. Patrick Gordon was travelling in a small car when he was shot at in Santa Elena Town. One of the bullets hit him on the chest and police have recovered four expended shells from the area where the shooting took place. Police told News Five that the motive remains unclear.


On the Phone: ASP Daniel Iche, Acting O.C., San Ignacio Formation

“San Ignacio Police responded to information of shooting incident on Carrillo Puerto Avenue in Santa Elena Town. The investigation revealed that Patrick Gordon, thirty-three years Belizean unemployed of a Santa Elena Town address, was driving a blue Toyota Corolla car on Carrillo Puerto Avenue along with two other persons when he was shot at by a male person. He sustained a wound to the left upper part of his chest. He was transported to the Western Regional Hospital for treatment. We are looking for one person who we believe can assist us in this investigation.”


Duane Moody

“What is the investigation showing so far as the motive behind this shooting?”


On the Phone: ASP Daniel Iche

“We haven’t established a motive as yet.”


Duane Moody

“So were you able to speak with Mister Gordon to find out whether his life had been threatened? Why would someone want to shoot at him?”


On the Phone: ASP Daniel Iche

“Yes, we have spoken with him and there is no indication that any threat had been made to him.”


Duane Moody

“Now sir, what type of weapon as used in this crime?”


On the Phone: ASP Daniel Iche

“We believe it is a nine millimeter pistol. We had recovered four expended nine millimeter shells on the scene.”

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