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Belize City Man Shot

One Man has detained following a shooting incident last night in Belize City on Central American Boulevard. Sometime after nine twenty, twenty-one-year-old Vanny Thomas was shot while riding in the direction of the eighty-eighty shopping center. According to the Head of the National Criminal Investigation, superintendent of police Hilberto Romero the Iguana Street resident was targeted by a lone gunman.

Hilberto Romero, Head of Criminal Investigation Branch

Hilberto Romero, Head of Criminal Investigation Branch: “The investigation revealed that he was riding a bicycle in the area when a male person fired the shots towards him causing the injuries.”

Reporter: Can you say what led to the shooting ? 

Hilberto Romero, Head of Criminal Investigation Branch: “We do not know at this time, that is all the information we have. He was riding and he was targeted by this person.”

Thomas is listed in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.