Wednesday, May6th, 2015. BMG: Murder number five (5) for the Orange Walk District was recorded this morning when 18 year old Derick Romero succumbed from gunshot wounds at the Northern Regional Hospital.
According to authorities, acting on information received around 10:45am, they visited the NRH where they saw 18 year old Romero of number 5 Sittee River Street bleeding profusely from gunshot wounds to the upper left shoulder, abdomen, center of back and back of the neck.
Preliminary investigations revealed that sometime after 10am, Derick who was in the company of other male persons in the yard of his apartment complex, was ambushed when a lone gun man riding a bicycle and fired several shots at him. None of his companions were hit but Romero.
Police say Romero was known to them and are looking at all possible angles including an old beef and a drug related allegation.
Romero succumbed to his injuries at 11:17am this morning.
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