There was also a shooting incident in San Pedro. On Saturday March 1st, 26-year-old Steven Bowen, a Belizean Tour Guide of San Mateo Area, San Pedro Town, was shot multiple times to his legs, hands, shoulder, ear and back. He is still alive but is listed in a critical condition.
According to police reports, at about 7:40 that night, Bowen was walking home along with two friends and when they reached a dark area, two male persons of dark complexion ran out of the nearby bushes armed with handguns and fired several shots in their directions.
Mr. Bowen fell to the ground where one of the shooters went and stood over him and fired off several more shots causing Bowen’s injuries.
Bowen was transported to the San Pedro Polyclinic and later to the K.H.M.H. for further treatment.
Police recovered eleven 9 mm expended shells from the scene.