Shot to the Face in Santa Elena

Updated: April 10, 2017

In San Ignacio Town, police officers were called out to Santa Elena Town on Sunday morning just after one o’clock where they found 27-year-old, Deon Gongora with gunshot injuries to his head and mouth.  Gongora, who lives in the Hillview Area was reportedly sitting on a picnic table in front of a restaurant along with another man when they were approached by a man who fired a single gunshot at Gongora.  No one has been detained in this incident and police are still investigating the circumstances that led to this incident on Bishop Martin Street.  Gongora was taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital and then transferred to the Western Regional Hospital for treatment.