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Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017. 11:48 am CST.

Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017. 11:46 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: According to police reports, last night around 8:15, San Ignacio police visited the San Ignacio Hospital where they observed Russel Hyde Jr,  24, a Belizean businessman of Belmopan with multiple apparent gunshot wounds to the body.

Police investigation revealed that about 7:45 p.m., Hyde was at a meat shop on George Price Avenue in Santa Elena when he was approached by a male person who fired several shots at him causing his injuries.

 Hyde was later transported to Western Regional Hospital where he is listed in a stable condition.

Hyde is the son of notorious Russell Hyde who was murdered on August 31, 2015.

Sources say that a relative of the victim is detained. However, police say that their investigation is on-going.


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