Kareem Grant murdered in Belize City

Police have two suspects in custody over the murder of Kareem Grant which occurred last night in Belize City. Around 8:25 p.m., there was gun fire heard inside a fenced yard at the corner of Mahogany and Periwinkle Streets in the St. Martin de Porres area, and Grant was found with gunshot injuries shortly thereafter. He died in treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) around 10:45 Wednesday evening. Senior Superintendent Alden Dawson is officer in command of Precinct 2 for Eastern Division Police. He shares more of what police are thinking at this stage of the investigation.

Reporter
“Police believe at this time that he was the intended target?”

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“We can’t say at this time. Like I said he was in a yard with some friends and we still haven’t established a motive for that most recent murder.”

Reporter
“How many people were inside the yard at that time?”

Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson,
“From what we learnt so far, there were three other person behind himself.”
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Reporter
“The gunman shoot through that hole in the gate or did he actually entered the yard?”

Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson
“We don’t know. The information we have is that the shots were heard behind the fence inside the yard.”

Reporter         

“Is this an area where Mr. Grant normally socialises?

Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

“I would like to believe so.”

Reporter

Any Suspects?”

Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

At this time we have two persons in custody and the police are interviewing them.”

Police continue their investigations.

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