Police have confirmed that there was a murder by shooting around 11:25 this morning on Caesar Ridge Road in Belize City.
While not releasing a name, police say the individual was found on the street apparently already dead with a gunshot wound to the head.
PLUS News has learned the identity of the deceased to be Ardon Belgrave, who was employed with the Belize City Council. We understand he was in work uniform and talking to another individual when a gunman approached and opened fire. Police recovered eight expended shells from the crime scene. Family members arrived on scene shortly thereafter and were seen crying at the condition of the body. Investigations continue as police have not made available any further information.