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May 20, 2019

2 Shot, 1 Critical in Pelican Street Shooting

By ten-thirty that night, shots rang out on Pelican Street Extension and two persons were injured. Three men were standing on the street corner in front of the home of Jamal Palacio when two men approached on a motorcycle. One of them then pulled out a gun and opened fire at the trio. Palacio was hit in the thumb and has since been treated and released, but his friend, Justin Stuart, a resident of Belmopan, was hit twice to the abdomen and remains critical at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. ASP Alejandro Cowo told the media that the shooting is linked to that of Ronald Michael.

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City

“We believe that it is linked up to the shooting of Mister Michael that happened earlier in the morning.”

 

Alejandro Cowo

Reporter

“Are both men known to be involved in gangs or as troublemakers?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“Not to the knowledge of police.”

 

Reporter

“Any suspects?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“Yes we are looking for two persons that were on the motorcycle.”

 

Reporter

“Do you care to share why you all think that the two shooting are linked somehow sir?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“That’s based on our investigation.”


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