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Mar 5, 2018

…Hours Later, Kearney Thompson is the Target

That shooting was followed by another, hours later on Saturday night just after seven o’clock. According to police, Kearney Thompson was on Vernon Street when a lone gunman fired shots in his direction. Two of the bullets hit him and one slug was recovered from the scene. Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino shares the details of the shooting:


Wilfredo Ferrufino

Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino, C.I.B., Belize City

“Mister Kearney Thompson indicated that he was sitting on a verandah on Vernon Street at the Williams Apartment when he heard several shots and realized that he was shot in the left back and lower abdomen. He is currently at the KHMH in a stable condition. No suspects in regards to that case.”



“Was he known to police?”


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino

“No. Not that we know of.”

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