Man shot in the back on Belize City street

A man was shot in the back on Friday night. On Friday August 22 at about 9 o’clock, police visited the KHMH where they saw 40-year-old Ralph Martinez of Mayflower Street, Belize City, in  stable condition suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the lower back. Initial investigations revealed that Ralph Martinez was walking on Vernon Street, and upon reaching the corner of Mayflower and Vernon Streets, an unknown man in a white van travelling on Vernon Street fired shots in his direction, causing his injury. Police retrieved two Lugar brand expended shells from the scene as investigations continue.

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