Gunmen Open Fire on Minors Playing in Abandoned Lot

Belize police CapA group of young people were playing in an open lot in Belize City when gunmen opened fire on them.  After the hail of bullets stopped, a 15 year old was shot to the foot.  According to police reports, the incident happened on Friday evening on Antelope Street.

As the minors played in the abandoned lot, two male persons riding separate bicycles were chasing a male person in the area.

After they chased the person to the corner of Central American Boulevard and Antelope Street, both male persons then turned around riding in the direction of Sea Gull street.

When they reached the open lot on Antelope Street, one of the male persons reportedly pointed his firearm towards the minors playing in the lot and fired as many as five shots in their direction causing injury to one of them.

The 15-year-old male student of Belize City was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for treatment.  Police are looking for the two men in regards to this matter.

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