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Apr 18, 2019

Money Dispute Leads to Shooting in Ladyville

Wilfredo Ferrufino

Police say a man was shot and robbed over a money dispute on Tuesday evening in Ladyville. Twenty-six-year-old Harry Montero was shot in the leg after he tried to repay some money that he owed to a man identified as Aaron Flowers. Montero reported that this led to a dispute during which Flowers shot him and robbed him of personal items and some money. Today, police told the media that they have since arrested and charged one persona and are looking for Flowers.


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

“Upon arrival, they discovered twenty-six-year-old Harry Montero with a gunshot wound to the right leg. Mister Montero reported that he was at a mechanic shop in Ladyville; this is near the Fire Station, when he was approached by one Aaron Flowers. He and Flowers had a misunderstanding with monies owed to Flowers. In the process of that dispute, a firearm was produced and Mister Montero was shot. He was also robbed of a gold chain, three hundred and forty dollars in cash and a cell phone. So far, police have arrested and charged one Darrell Gray with robbery and we are seeking Flowers at this time.”

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