Thursday, June 25, 2015. BMG: Belize City Police are currently investigating the details surrounding the brutal murder of a taxi driver.
According to reports, 39 year old Patrick Dean Tillett was socializing on Cairo Street in Belize City when a lone gunman fired several shots in his direction inflicting wounds to his upper left arm and inner upper arm and his left armpit.
Tillett was transported to the KHMH where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
And while family members mourn the death of Patrick Dean Tillett, 16 year old Ruben Leslie is fighting for his life.
Around 9:55 on Wednesday night, police visited the KHMH where they observed Leslie suffering gunshots injuries to the right leg and to the center of his forehead.
According to the police report, around 9:50 p.m., he was riding his bicycle on Magazine Road and upon reaching the corner of Bannak Street and Magazine Road, an assailant came from a nearby yard and fired several shots in his direction causing his injuries.
He was transported to the K.H.M.H where he was admitted in a critical condition.
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