Belmopan police detain suspect in drive by shooting

Belmopan police have detained one person in connection to the drive by shooting that happened in Belmopan on Tuesday. As we reportedon Tuesday 26th April 24 year old  Jose Alberto Marquez Jr. , a  Guatemalan naturalized Belizean of Salvapan area, Belmopan City, was shot to the left side of his chest, the bullet exiting his back.  Police say that Marquez Jr. was riding his bicycle on St. Peter Street, San Martin area, Belmopan City, when a grey, heavily tinted, 4 door Toyota 4 Runner came in his opposite direction. As the vehicle was passing him, the rear window behind the driver’s side was lowered and someone fired a shot towards him causing the injuries. The vehicle fled the scene. Marquez is admitted at the Western Regional Hospital in a critical but stable condition. Belmopan Police have detained a person of interest as investigation continues.vlcsnap-2016-05-03-10h55m22s868 vlcsnap-2016-05-03-10h55m29s086 vlcsnap-2016-05-03-10h55m32s142

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