40-year-old Ashton Myers attacked in Belize City

40-year-old Ashton Myers attacked in Belize City

Less than three hours later, shots rang out again in the Jane Usher Boulevard area. Around 7 o’clock, 40-year-old Ashton Myers came under while standing in front of his home on Freedom Street. Police say Myers was attacked by two men, who exited a black car and let off several rounds of ammunition. Myers received gunshot injuries to his shoulder and the right side of his hip. He was transported to Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery. Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero provided additional details.

ASP Hilberto Romero, Officer Commanding Eastern Division: “On Sunday the 24th day of March 2024 around 6:58pm police responded to a shooting on Freedom Street Belize City. Upon their arrival they found Ashton Myers with gunshot injuries. He was taken to the KHMH for treatment. The scene was visited where several expended shells were found. Ashton Myers is presented at the KHMH in a stable condition. Investigation into this matter continues. Information is that he was sitting in front of his yard when a vehicle came in the area and a person came out and fired several shots towards his direction. Again, several persons are detained and are being interviewed in regards to this report. We have information that it is over some rivalry that they have in that area and yes they know each other.”

Reporter: The victim has provided an official statement to police ? 

ASP Hilberto Romero, Officer Commanding Eastern Division: “Not as yet. He’s receiving treatment. As soon as he recovers that will be done.”

Myers is currently listed in stable condition.

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