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Hopkins resident ambushed and shot at home

A second man was shot to the knee and that incident happened in Hopkins Village this morning. According to police, shortly before one o’clock this morning officers were called to the home of 45-year-old Alvin Lopez in Hopkins Village. There they found Lopez injured on his knee.

ASP Alejandro Cowo, Belize Police Department: “Initial police investigation is that Mr.Lopez was inside his house along with other family members when he heard a noise outside of the yard. Shortly after that he heard a barrage of shots being fired and thereafter realized that he was injured. Police arrived on scene and transported him to the hospital where he was discharged this morning.”

Lopez was home along with his nine year old son when he was shot. The minor was not hurt.