One man remains hospitalized after being shot multiple times while at his house on San Pedro Ambergris Caye. Inspector Wilfred Ferrufino of the Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City said the incident happened on Sunday night.
Insp. Wilfred Ferrufino, Crimes Investigations Branch: “Sometime around 7PM Police visited the poly clinic in San Pedro where they discovered one Armando Trapp, a 25 year old resident of San Pedro. He lives in the DFC area of San Pedro Town, he was seen with six gunshot wounds; one to the groin and several to the left thigh, right thigh of his body. Investigations so far have revealed that at about 7:30PM he had gone downstairs of his residence to retrieve his bicycle and in the process he heard several shots and realized that he was injured as a result of those gunshots.”
San Pedro police have detained one person for questioning. In other news from San Pedro, the suspect in the murder of 22 year old Leeroy Haylock, who was killed last week on the island, has been detained. He was detained by Belmopan Police this morning and was handed over to San Pedro Police for questioning. Haylock’s body was found on Friday morning April 6 in the Tres Cocos area of San Pedro Ambergris Caye. Haylock had been stabbed several times in his lower abdomen, back and hand. His throat was also slashed. He was found with all his jewelry on him.