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Apr 19, 2021

Mahogany Heights Man Gunned Down in Belize City

Roman Requeña

More details have become available on a fatal shooting in Belize City on Friday evening at the corner of Magazine Road and Logwood Street. Just before three p.m., an unidentified man fired shots and Roman Requeña was hit in the chest.


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

“Police responded to a shooting incident on magazine road. Upon arrival they found the lifeless body of a male person with gunshot injuries. He was taken to the K.H.M.H. where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His name was learnt to be Roman Requeña, thirty-nine years old Belizean of Mahogany Heights. Investigation reveals that he was in that yard when a male person came and fired several shots at him resulting in the fatal injuries. An investigation is being carried out into this matter and we do not have a motive at this time.”



“Have you been able to establish what he was doing at that location?”


Hilberto Romero

Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

He went to that yard and he was waiting on someone.”



“So you said no suspects?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“No suspects at this time.”



“Was he the intended target?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Well the information we have is yes, he was the person that was targeted.”

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