New details on shooting of Ronald Rivers

vlcsnap-2013-03-05-20h13m25s4New details have emerged surrounding a shooting yesterday morning in front of the UNO Gas Station in Belize City. The victim, 28 year old Ronald Rivers was a part of the National Basketball Selection that was in Guatemala, but returned prematurely in protest of the Guatemala Federation’s now infamous logo. Police say that yesterday morning, the vehicle Rivers and another person were travelling in broke down in front of the gas located on Youth for the Future Drive. While Rivers was tending to the vehicle, a man approached him and shot him in the face. Luckily, the bullet entered his cheek and exited through his chin. He was taken to the KHMH where he is listed in a stable condition. His family expressed their gratitude to the officers who responded to the scene and said that if it weren’t for their quick response, their relative might not have survived. Police have since detained an 18 year old and have confiscated a .38 revolver.

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