By BBN Staff: A 34-year-old resident of Hope Creek in the Stann Creek district is lucky to be alive after he was ambushed by an assailant on July 14 sometime after 8:30 p.m.
According to the victim, he was driving alone in his car on the Stann Creek Valley road heading in the direction from Dangriga to Hope Creek when upon reaching the first bump near mile 7 ½, a male person wearing dark clothing came out of the near bushes and fired two shots in his direction. He was shot to the left upper shoulder.
The 34-year-old added that he managed to escape and made his way to the Southern Regional Hospital and was later transferred to Western Regional hospital for further treatment. He remains in a stable condition.