SALVAPAN, Belmopan, Cayo District, Mon. Nov. 2, 2015–Two men and a child are recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after they were shot by two masked men at about 8:30 Saturday night while socializing in their yard on Suriname Street, in Salvapan, Belmopan, by two masked men.
Elvis and Josel Godoy, 27-year- old twin brothers, and Elvis Godoy, Jr., 5, are the victims.
Josel was shot in the arm, the stomach, hand, and foot; while the 5-year-old was shot in his hand, upper right arm, right side, and upper leg, and his father was shot in the chest, right thigh and the left side of his pelvis.
They were rushed to the Belmopan Western Regional Hospital, after which they were rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where they have been admitted in a critical condition
Reports to Amandala are that the boy was playing and his father and uncle were sitting on chairs under a tree in their yard when two masked men drove up on a motorcycle. One of the men got off the motorbike and began firing at them. The shooter then got back on the motorbike and the two men drove away.
A witness who saw what happened told Plus TV Belize that he saw one of the twins lying on the ground and also saw the child sitting down by the almond tree, spitting blood. Police went to the scene and took the twins and the child to the hospital.
Police are looking for two men who are known to them.