According to police information, a villager of United Ville, Cayo District reported that he was at the football field in the village along with three of his cousins when he saw a male person of dark complexion wearing dark long pants, a checkered shirt and a red rag over his face and a dark cap.
The man allegedly entered the compound of the Community Center and made his way towards the field.
Upon reaching the basketball court he reportedly fired seven shots, with a handgun, in the direction of the field.
Then lone gunman then ran reportedly ran in the direction of Blackman Eddy and made good his escape on board a motorcycle. No one was hurt during the incident.
Police believe one Jesse Figueroa was the intended target”.
Reporter Emanuel Pech: “Has the police been able to ascertain if these two individuals had some kind of conflict?”
Inspector Raymundo Reyes: ” At this moment, that is what we are trying to establish; we are still in the process of conducting an interview with Jesse and the other persons to find out whether they have any problem with anybody within the villages from the other villages surrounding Unitedville”.
Reporter Emanuel Pech: “At this point, does the police know who they are looking for?”
Inspector Raymundo Reyes: “At this point we are looking for a male person who is believe, is from Ontario village”.
Reporter Emanuel Pech: “When does the police plan to make any arrest or detentions?”
Inspector Raymundo Reyes: “At this moment, we are still trying to establish the identity of the shooter. Once we are sure that we have the right person, then we will proceed that we will press charges against that person”.
Investigators have not been able to establish any motive for the shooting.