Minor shot in the back

A Belize City minor was shot in his back while heading home. On Friday the 12th of February, a Belize City minor was walking on Boots Crescent Road from the direction of Faber’s Road when a male person came up behind him and fired several shots, one of which caught him in his back. The assailant was later identified by police as 20 year old Joseph Lopez of Belize City. Lopez was then arrested and charged for Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm, and use of deadly means of harm.  The minor remains at the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital where he is listed in a stable condition.

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