Dangriga Resident, Hanson Garcia Succumbs to his Injuries


17 year old Hanson Garcia, resident of Dangriga, who was shot several times on Wednesday May 5th , succumbed to his injuries after two surgeries, one of which worsened Garcia’s condition. Dangriga Correspondent Harry Arzu has the story.

Harry Arzu- Correspondent from Dangriga

“17 year Hanson Garcia, a resident of this municipality, succumbed to his injuries this morning due to gunshot wounds he had sustained a few days ago.  On Wednesday at about 8:15 p.m., Garcia was sot multiple times while he was walking on Castillo here in Dangriga.  Soon after, Garcia was rushed to the Southern Regional Hospital where he was admitted to ward.  While receiving treatment, Garcia also underwent two surgeries.  One of them, ruptured and complicated Garcia’s condition in addition to his refusal to accept medication. 

vlcsnap-2014-05-05-20h54m42s146vlcsnap-2014-05-05-19h13m09s132At about 2:00 a.m. today, Garcia passed away at the Southern Regional Hospital.  Initial reports revealed that on Wednesday, April 23rd about 8:15 p.m., a lone gunman came from between two abandoned houses and shot Garcia multiple times while he was walking on Castillo Alley.

As a result, Garcia received gunshot wounds to his left arm, right leg and his lower left side of his back.  The gunman who has been identified as that of 21 Isanni Daniel Garcia has been on the run until Police captured him on Friday, May 2nd in the Rivas Estate area of this municipality. 

Today, he was arraigned in the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court where he heard charges right against him including ‘Attempted Murder’, ‘Use of Deadly Means of Harm’ and ‘Dangerous Harm’.  He has been remanded to the Central Prison until his next court date.

 Meanwhile, the DPP is awaiting the result of the post mortem examination for further instructions”.

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