We already reported on the first murder for 2018 but that was not the only violent crime in Belize City for New Year’s Day. 29 year old Charles Fortune, a Belizean laborer of Belize City was also shot and is at the KHMH in a stable condition.
ASP Alejandro Cowo, OC, CIB Belize City
“Initial investigation revealed that he was inside of a vehicle that was on the bridge on Ebony Street when shots were heard and as a result he noticed that he was injured. He is presently admitted at the KHMH in a stable condition at this moment. So far nobody has been detained for that incident.”
] Fortune received gunshot wounds to the knee. This is the second time Fortune has been shot as back in August of 2012, he was shot several times as he sat in a parked car in Belize City.