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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Home Crime Man shot in Dangriga; 14 shots fired

Man shot in Dangriga; 14 shots fired

Hansel Garcia of the Wagierale area of Dangriga is being treated at the Dangriga Hospital for multiple gunshot wounds to the body, which were reportedly inflicted on him by a lone gunman.

Police reports are that Hansel Garcia, also known as “Mission,” was walking on Castillo Alley towards Ecumenical Drive in Dangriga at about 8:10 last night when a man approached and fired at him. The gunman then escaped.

Neighbors quickly called police, who found Garcia lying on the road. He was rushed to the Dangriga Hospital, where doctors worked to save his life.

Police announced that they recovered 14 expended 9mm shells from the scene. They are now looking for a man, known to them, in connection with the shooting.

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