Security Guard Fatally Shot in Belize City

21 year old security guard Corey Douglas Howard was shot around 7:40 Friday morning in Belize City, and died later that evening.

Mr Howard, who works with KBH Security Services, was in front of a white house on Sittee Street near the Lakeview Street Canal, when he was attacked.

Sources say tell us that Corey Howard did not have a weapon, despite media reports.

Police have confirmed that Mr Howard was shot in the chest, abdomen and neck. He was taken to the KHMH in a critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries sometime around three p.m. Friday.

Police continue their investigations and are interviewing persons of interest. Some six expended 9mm shells were recovered from the scene.

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