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Feb 25, 2014

2 men injured in late evening shooting in Belize City

Just before news time this evening, several shots rang out in the Queen Square area, approximately a block away from the Raccoon Street Police Station.  Two Belize City youths were hit by what is described as a barrage of bullets, as they stood in a yard near the Wesley Upper Primary School. Details are sketchy at this time, but News Five understands that a young male person of dark complexion, wearing a black T-shirt, rode up on a bicycle and started firing. Witnesses told News Five that the man then calmly rode off while pushing the gun back into his pants. Unconfirmed reports are that two youths from the neighborhood, one of them identified as Marvin Phillips, were rushed to the K.H.M.H. The extent of their injuries remains unknown, but at news time, scenes of crime personnel were processing the scene on Armadillo Street. News Five will have more on this latest act of gun violence in the Old Capital in Wednesday’s newscast. 

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3 Responses for “2 men injured in late evening shooting in Belize City”

  1. Rod says:

    And the carnage continues while the cowards of this country sit back on their asses and do nothing well don’t worry you might be next or one of your family members.

  2. Lola says:

    I’ve been following Belize news a lot . It makes me sick when someone commit murder and they ply serve 10 years the most in prison . Here in America we give them the life sentence !

  3. the voice says:

    @Lola There in America you have a real president here in Belize we have a fake prime minister. He dont care for his people I mean the country. I hope one day your president will see more than the oil the corruption in this country and do something with all of them.

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