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Dec 6, 2019

Gerald Lamb is on Life Support following Attempt on his Life

Gerald Lamb

In an on camera interview with News Five on December fifth, Vanessa Neal, the first cousin of Gerald Lamb, said that he had died at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Lamb was shot three times to the head and once to the chest as he rode on a motorcycle with a friend near at mile twenty-four on the George Price Highway. A vehicle drove up beside them and a gunman opened fire on Lamb. He was first rushed to the hospital where Neal and succumbed to his injuries. The news of his demise was investigated by authorities and News Five has been informed by police and hospital officials that Lamb is on life support in the Intensive Care Unit of the K.H.M.H. 


Vanessa Neal

Vanessa Neal, Cousin of Deceased

“Gerald was on his way to my dad’s house, as he usually does in the evening, to watch TV. And then the vehicle followed them. He was on a cycle with another young man and right in front of my dad’s house is when the incident happened at close range; at approximately five feet cause he got four shots. The other young man jumped off the cycle and fled so unfortunately only Gerald received all shots. He got three shots to the head and one to the chest that destroyed his intestines and his organs.”


Duane Moody

“What are the doctors saying?”


Vanessa Neal

“Well he is dead. So it is just for us to break the news to his mom.”


Alejandro Cowo

Supt. Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Eastern Division

“Police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where they observed Gerald Emilio Lamb, twenty-eight years Belizean of twenty-four miles Philip Goldson Highway with apparent gunshot wounds to the body. What we understand is that Mister Lamb was riding a motorcycle along with another friend from the direction of Sand Hill towards Crooked Tree when suddenly a vehicle approached them the vehicle slowed down and a male person from inside the vehicle fired shots at Mister Lamb, causing the injuries to him. He is presently admitted in a critical condition at this moment.”

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