Justin Hyde beats charges

21 year old Justin Hyde of Belize City was freed of six criminal charges by Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith after it was found that he was not given proper disclosure by police during the specified time under court rules. As a result, Hyde no longer stands accused of two counts of attempted murder upon Wendy Lambey and Aaron Munnings, along with two counts each of dangerous harm and use of deadly means of harm with a deadly instrument, to wit, a firearm. On Friday, April 17, 2015, around 7:30 p.m., Wendy Lambey was at her house with family members when she heard the sound of gunshots coming from the direction of her veranda.  She later realized that her 18 year old son and his friend, Aaron Munnings were being chased by a gunman. Munnings was shot to the jaw and hand, but he managed to run inside her house for cover. The armed man gave chase and unleashed a barrage of bullets, one which caught her in both her legs.   Lambey and Munnings were rushed to the KHMH where Lambey was treated and later released. While out on bail for this incident, Hyde was charged with the offense of use of deadly means of harm upon Mark Vernon, a shooting victim who was shot allegedly by Hyde and a group of men, including Larry Wright, Zachary Knox  and Devon Sankey during a shooting incident which had occurred on King Street, Belize City, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Hyde remains out on bail as he awaits the outcome of that use of deadly means of harm case.

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