A Belize defense Force soldier was shot this morning in San Pedro Columbia in the Toledo District. Love News understands that one Peter Pau, a resident of the Village was involved in a disagreement with another man on Thursday. While that encounter did not lead to major consequences, we understand that the second man told Pau that the matter was not yet over with. We are told that early this morning as Pau was heading to work, he was met by the same individual about five hundred yards from his house. The man was armed and he shot Pau in his abdomen. Pau is hospitalized but we are not able to confirm his condition. Late this afternoon police confirmed that a BDF soldier was shot and injured but did not state his condition. Police have also recovered a modified 12 gauge shotgun and arrested and charged one person for the shooting.