Firearm discharges during fight; one man grazed

San Ignacio police station (Cayo)

San Ignacio police station

Sunday, April 13, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: An early Sunday morning fight in San Ignacio town has left one man facing  criminal charges.

Reports say that around 4 am, a misunderstanding broke out between two men.

During the back and forth, one of the men reportedly pulled his licensed .25 firearm and the weapon discharged grazing the other man’s abdomen.

Police issued the injured man with a medico-legal form and took him to the San Ignacio community hospital for treatment.

At the hospital a doctor classified the injury as harm.

The man whose weapon discharged, grazing the other person has been detained pending charges.

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