There was another shooting at a residence on the Jane Usher Boulevard earlier this week. Police report that it happened on Monday night when the house of Eric Mendez was fired at. Mendez was recently charged with the shooting of Tyron Stevens which happened on Sunday. Fortunately no one was injured but police are investigating the case thoroughly as ASP Cowo says, they suspect that the shooting is connected.
ASP Alejandro Cowo, Head of CIB Belize City: “On Monday the 7th of May sometime after 8:30 Pm Police responded to shots being fired in the Jane Usher Blvd. area and as a result they visited #114 on the corner of Jane Usher and Tamarin St. where they spoke to a female by the name of Sharen Mendez who informed the Police that while she was inside of her house she heard several shots being fired. Upon my inspection of the house she notice the house have two bullet holes at the front of the house. So far Police has detained one person in regards to this incident and is investigating the matter.”
Reporter: Are we to conclude then that it is directly related?
ASP Alejandro Cowo, Head of CIB Belize City: “It can be related that it’s a possible retaliation as of to the shooting of Mr. Stevens.”