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Kenrick Gill is Shot Near Hunters Lane

Kenrick Gill is Shot Near Hunters Lane

Belize City resident Kenrick Gill narrowly escaped grave injury when he was fired upon by an unknown assailant on Thursday night.  He was riding his bicycle in the vicinity of Hunters Lane when someone emerged on the scene and let loose a hail of bullets in his direction.  Gill was injured in the shooting, but his wounds were not life threatening.  He was treated and released from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  According to the Regional Commander of Eastern Division, investigators are following several leads.



ACP Hilberto Romero, Regional Commander, Eastern Division

“On Thursday, January 18th, 2024, police responded to a shooting incident at Hunters Lane in Belize City.  Upon their arrival, they found Kenrick Gill with gunshot injuries to the shoulder.  Kenrick Gill reported that he was riding a bicycle when he was approached by a male person who fired several shots towards his direction, causing his injury.  He was taken to the KHMH where he was treated and has since been released.  We are seeking one suspect in regards to this shooting.”



“Sir, was this a gang-related shooting?”


Hilbero Romero

“No, we do not consider it a gang-related shooting.  We are following up on several leads.”

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