A 21 year old is hospitalized after sustaining gunshot wounds late Tuesday afternoon in Belize City. Police report that Dean Nembhard, a resident of Belize City was walking in the area of Cet Site shortly after four o’clock when a male person fired several shots in his direction. Nambhard was hit twice in the right side of his abdomen and also sustained an abrasion to his left arm. He was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.Police are investigating this latest shooting.
Nembhard has had a previous encounter with the police, when he was arrested and charged for robbery with a firearm. Nembhard was accused of being part of a group of four men who held up the proprietor of Monica’s Pawn Shop located at the corner of Cemetery road and Elston Kerr Street. During the hold up, Nembhard was shot by in his left arm by the proprietor of the Pawn Shop.