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Mar 29, 2021

Woman Shot in Belize City

Hilberto Romero

There was a shooting in Belize City on Saturday night, but the victim was probably not the target. Police say that a woman was in her yard on New Road when she received gunshot injuries. Sr. Superintendent Hilberto Romero says that that they don’t know the motive nor do they have any suspects.


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

“Christine McKenzie reported that she was in a yard with other persons when she heard a single gunshot and as a result she received a gunshot injury to the right arm. She was taken to the K.H.M.H. where she was treated and is in a stable condition.”


Andrea Polanco

“Sir, do we know why Christine was shot?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

No we don’t have any motive at this time.”


Andrea Polanco

“Were there other persons who may have been or could have been the target?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“There were other persons in that yard and the information is that she was the one that received the gunshot injury.”


Andrea Polanco

“Any suspects in this shooting?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Not at this time, no.”

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