Teenage boys murdered in Orange Walk

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Oscar Valdez & Michael Usher

Oscar Valdez & Michael Usher

Monday, March 23, 2015. BMG: Shortly after ten o’clock on Saturday night as the nearby Palmar Fiesta was being held, gunshots rang out in the Palmar/Boundary area of Orange Walk Town.

After the smoke clear, two teens lay mortally wounded as an unknown gunman unleashed a hail of hot lead into a crowd of youth who were socializing at a house in the area.

Murder Scene, Orange Walk

Murder Scene, Orange Walk

According to the police, they received information of the shooting just after ten o’clock and responded quickly.

Upon their arrival, police found that the injured had already been taken to the Northern Regional Hospital for treatment.

Crime scene, Orange Walk

Crime scene, Orange Walk

Police say 16 year old Daniel Valdez and 17 year old Michael Usher died while undergoing surgery.

Police say that as the youth socialized, a blue Toyota Tacoma pick-up pulled up along side the street and someone exited the passenger side and opened fire.

At the scene, police say they recovered 11 expended 9 millimeter shells.

No motive for the shooting has been ascertained as yet and police say they have one person in custody pending the outcome of their ongoing investigation.

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One Response to Teenage boys murdered in Orange Walk

  1. Anonymous Reply

    March 25, 2015 at 2:50 am

    With the part of the police were they “responded quickly”… that’s all lies, they took 45min-1 hour for them to reach. The same car in the picture that has the bullet whole was park close to my house. The police just stopped flashed the car where it was shot for 2 minutes and just left. they didn’t do anything! They didn’t secure the area or the evidence, since multiple people was watch and touching the car more than the police did.

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