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Belize City Man Shot on Partridge Street

Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred over the weekend.  In this incident, 33-year-old Walter Longsworth was shot on Patridge Street.  Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero spoke on the preliminary details.

Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred over the weekend.  In this incident, 33-year-old Walter Longsworth was shot on Patridge Street.  Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero spoke on the preliminary details.

Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero, Belize Police Department: “There was a shooting on Partridge Street. Police visited the KHMH where they saw Walter Longsworth with gunshot injuries. He reported that he was in a yard on Partridge Street when a male person approached him, fired several shots and caused injuries to him. He is presently at the KHMH in a stable condition. He was in that yard when the person just came and fired shots.” 

Reporter: Were other people in the yard ?

Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero, Belize Police Department: “Yeah there were other people yes.”

Reporter: Do you know if it’s related to gang rivalries ?

Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero, Belize Police Department: “We do not know at this time. Investigators are on the ground trying to ascertain the circumstances regarding this shooting.”