Also in the Cayo district, ACP Joseph Myvett told us that a man identified as Michael Smith was injured during an argument at a shop in San Ignacio. Smith was critically injured after his assailant chopped him.
Joseph Mvett: “Last night shortly before 9pm San Ignacio Police responded to a chopping incident in Unitedville Village where upon arrival they learned that one Michael Smith was at a shop buying when he was obviously had a confrontation with someone who inflicted a chop wound to him. As a result he was transported to the Western Regional Hospital and later to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Police so far have one person detained and are seeking one more person in respect to this investigation.”