Minor shot in the chest in San Pedro

A minor was shot in the chest on San Pedro.

According to reports, on February 11 at about 9:30 p.m., shots were fired in the San Pedrtito are of Ambergris Caye at Espat’s Apartment.

38-year-old  Maria Escalante of San Pedrito Area, San Pedro Town, and her 13-year-old daughter Meredith, occupy one of the rooms at the facility.

Shooting0005-150x150Police say that Meredith Escalante was closing the door to their apartment when three loud sounds were heard, and she  realized that she had been shot in the chest area.

Two dark complexion young men were observed fleeing from the area on bicycle.

Meredith was transported to the San Pedro Poly Clinic, where she is listed in a stable condition.

The apartment had gunshot holes on its door and walls.

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