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Two injured in separate shootings and police suspect human remains belong to 83-year-old Hubert Richards

Over the weekend into this morning, there were two shooting incidents that left two men injured. While police investigates these incidents, they are also looking into the case of the remains found in Los Lagos, Ladyville, Belize District. Here is what police said about these incidents.

Dalila Ical: “The first shooting happened around 7 o’clock on Friday night on Sarstoon St. in Belize City. Police say Oswell Warrior was ambushed and shot in the left cheek.”

Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino: “From what Police has gathered so far is that Mr. Warrior was walking on Street when he was approached by a single gunman who fired a single shot causing the injury.”

Dalila Ical: “Police say there is nothing to indicate that this was gang-related. They add that Warrior lives in Carmelita Village and do not yet know what he was doing in Belize City. Warrior is in critical condition. The second shooting happened after 8 o’clock this morning also in Belize City. Police say the victim is 25 years old Keith Courtney Jr. He was shot in his right foot.

Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino: “Mr. Courtney indicated that he was at Sibun St. at a residence when a gunman passed and fired a single shot which caught him on his foot. There were other persons standing in the area so we do not know if he was in the direct target.”

Dalila Ical: “Courtney was treated for his injury and released. According to Police, they have no information that indicates that the shootings are related. Police also provided an update of the human remains found in Los Lagos last Thursday. The remains were found after two o’clock in an area behind the community.”

Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino: “The Doctor was taken on the scene and he did a preliminary check on the skeletal remains and it was confirmed that it was human. The Doctor did some examination on the scene and there was nothing to indicate that there was any trauma at that point however the remains were taken to do more examination on it. DNA swab has been taken from a family member and we will see what comes of that.”

Dalila Ical: “Police suspect that the remains might the remains of 83 Hubert Richards who has been missing for several months. Police said that the dentures found on the scene were to have been compared with those that the family has but Police could not provide the results of that. Additionally Police are yet to verify the skull found in the vicinity is linked to the remains. Dalila Ical Love News.”