Posted: Saturday, September 6, 2014. 12:18 pm CST.
Saturday, September 6, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police in San Pedro town, on Ambergris Caye, are investigating an early morning homicide.
The victim has been identified as 22 year old Rolando Espat, Jr., a resident of the San Pedrito area.
According to police reports, around 12:15 am, Espat, Jr. was on his way home when he was accosted about 50 feet from his home and fatally wounded.
Police say that Espat’s attacker, described as a Hispanic man, approached him from behind and opened fire hitting him several times.
Police say they have detained a 27 year old man of the San Juan area of San Pedro town pending charges.
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