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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Home Crime Shooter, 17, remanded to prison

Shooter, 17, remanded to prison

A 17-year-old young man who police say fired seven shots at Victor Luna, a resident of Asuncion Street, Orange Walk Town, was taken to the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court today on charges of attempted murder, discharging a firearm in public, and aggravated assault. He has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison.

Police said that Luna was driving his vehicle on Macal River Street in the Louisiana area of Orange Walk Town when a person shot at him at about 9:00 last night. One of the bullets grazed his leg, Luna told police, who processed the scene and recovered seven 9mm expended shells.

Luna was treated at the Orange Walk Hospital and later released.

Police’s investigation of the incident led to the arrest of the 17-year-old youth.

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