Man murdered, other critical after shots fired in San Pedro

There was a murder on the island of Ambergris Caye, on Tuesday March 3. The victim is 38-year-old  Pablito Barboza of San Pedrito Area, San Pedro Town, who was shot to the head and the chest area. He was not the only one shot, however, as 36-year-old  Humberto Alcoser Jr. was also shot to the neck.

The incident happened at around 7:45p.m. Pablo Barboza was inside his shop attending to Humberto Alcoser Jr. who was inside the shop purchasing some items. That’s when a lone gun man wearing a black cap with a blue rag tied around his face entered the shop and fired 3 shots hitting Pablito to his head and chest. Upon seeing this, Humberto tried to disarm the man, where he was shot to his neck. The gun man then fled the area.

Both persons were rushed to the San Pedro Polyclinic. Pablo Barboza was pronounced dead at 8:02pm. Humberto Alcoser Jr was stabilized in a serious condition and was transported to K.H.M.H for further medical treatment. The body of Pablo Barbosa was transported to K.H.M.H Morgue.

Police investigations continue.

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