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Aug 20, 2012

2 shot in Orange Walk

Fitzroy Yearwood

A shooting in Orange Walk Town has left two men injured. Over the weekend, Henry Lozano and Juan Ku were shot as they were riding on Santa Familia Street. The gunman was also on bicycle. Orange Walk police have detained two men in connection with this incident. Police Press Officer, Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood has the details.


Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood, Police Press Officer

“This took place on Saturday. Police visited the Northern Regional Hospital when they saw Henry Javier Lozano, eighteen years old; suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper chest, left rib cage, the right hand and left fore-arm. They also saw Juan Ku, twenty four year old laborer from Orange Walk Town; suffering from gunshot wound to the right rib cage. Initial investigation revealed that both men were riding separate bicycles on Santa Familia Street and upon reaching at the intersection of the Belize Corozal Road; they were stopped by a male person who was riding a bicycle in the opposite direction. This person took out a firearm and fired several shots at them, causing their injuries. Police have detained so far one Leon Pinks, thirty years old and Ernesto Moh twenty years old; pending the outcome of the investigation.”


The men are in stable condition at the K.H.M.H.


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3 Responses for “2 shot in Orange Walk”

  1. Rod says:

    Looks like yearwood is the only person working in this useless incompetent impotent gov and that’s because he is forced to work because of all these murders and crime it is so common place now that the people of Belize are numb from all the crime I say out with barrow ism out out with barrow ism.

  2. truth says:

    it seems like inspector yearwood himself is bored when reporting the incidents, maybe a replacement will be necessary. his morale seem at the often low. please help him before its too late!

  3. Ruby says:

    It is a shame to listen to the radio and every day all we can hear is about crime, Is the government doing something in concern? The police should do their work like patrolling the town so they can stop the crime and get those crimals in Gail.

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