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Infant injured in Antelope Street Extension shooting

His father, 23, and mother, 16, were also injured; his mother is in the KHMH in a critical condition

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 25, 2019– A family living on Antelope Street Extension came under gunfire last night that resulted in injuries to a woman and her infant child.

Marvin Martin, 23, was at his Antelope Street Extension home last night. He was sitting outside, along with his girlfriend, Chantuse Martinez, 16, when a man who was passing by opened fire on the family.

The couple’s one-year-old daughter was inside the house and was grazed by one of the bullets fired by the shooter. In a press briefing today, police told the media that they received information about a shooting on Antelope Street Extension sometime after 8:00 p.m.

By the time police arrived at the scene of the shooting, two of the victims had already been transported to the hospital.

Martin and his daughter were listed in a stable condition, while his girlfriend, Martinez, is in a critical condition, police reported.

Police also reported that they have recovered a handgun, believed to be the gun which was used in the shooting. Police said they have two persons in custody, but the persons in custody have not yet been charged for the shooting.

Feature photo: Marvin Martin and Chantuse Martinez

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