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Apr 15, 2019

Shot to the Hand in an Alley off Fairweather Street

Wilfredo Ferrufino

The gun violence started on Friday night during news time.  Just after seven p.m., Faber’s Road resident Cashief Myvett was targeted by a gunman as he walked into an alley off Fairweather Street, just a short distance from Eastern Division headquarters. The twenty-six-year-old was struck to the right hand. He was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released. Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino shared the details from the investigation so far.


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

“Mister Myvett was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the right palm. He related to police that he was walking through an alley on Dolphin Street when shots were fired and he received the injury. No one is detained; police are investigating at this time.”


Duane Moody

“Sir does police know what motivated the shooting?”


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino

“No, we do not know that at this time.”


Duane Moody

“Is Mister Myvett known to the police for someone to have targeted him?”


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino

“I do not have that information at this time.”

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