Man shot at hotel in San Pedro

One man’s Easter vacation came to a sudden halt after he was shot at a hotel in San Pedro. 29 year old resident of San Pedro Town, Allen “Ajay” Martinez, , was at the vlcsnap-2013-04-02-20h50m37s207Holiday Inn on Barrier Reef Drive with friends when he got into an altercation with another man. That man allegedly shot Martinez once in the left hip, the bullet exiting his left buttocks. Information to PLUS News is that Martinez, according to his family, was playing with his child when he took a step back and accidentally spilled the man’s drink. Martinez was said to have apologized for the mistake but the accused refused to accept the apology and a struggle ensued. Contrary to the police’s information, the assailant is alleged to have gone home for his firearm which he used to shoot Martinez, completely shattering his pelvis. Police have retrieved a 9mm slug as well as the pistol and a magazine containing seven live rounds. The weapons were confirmed as belonging to the suspect. He has been detained by Police on the island pending the outcome of their investigations.

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