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Oct 7, 2019

Lavender Street Fisherman Charged for Attempted Murder of Eugene Tillett

One man has been charged for last Wednesday’s attempt on the life of forty-two-year-old Eugene Tillett.  The Belize City resident was shot on Ebony Street as he made his way to Central American Boulevard. According to official details, the gunman appeared and fired a single shot and he is now in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H.  Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero says that a fisherman from Lavender Street has been charged for the shooting.


Hilberto Romero

Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“In regards to the shooting incident that occurred on Ebony Street where Eugene Tillett was shot on Wednesday, the second day of October, 2019, police arrested and charged Ermond Tillett, twenty-seven years Belizean fisherman of Lavender Street, for attempted murder, dangerous harm and use of deadly means of harm.”


Duane Moody

“Now that someone has been charged, has police been able to determine what motivated that shooting?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“We do not have a motive at this time. He just mentioned that he was shot by this person who was charged.”


Duane Moody

“Has the firearm been recovered?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“The firearm was not recovered.”

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