Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018. 9:50 am CST.
By BBN Staff: On Saturday a Canadian national was the victim of gun violence in Belize.
He has been identified as Pierre Blais, 71.
Just before 8 a.m. on Saturday he was exiting his home in Hope Creek, Stann Creek and was about to enter his vehicle when he was accosted by two masked men.
One of the men shot him behind his left ear.
The other reportedly assaulted him with a baseball bat.
Thereafter, the men tied him up and ransacked his home.
The men then made off in his vehicle which was found abandoned and crashed on the Coastal Road.
Blais remains hospitalized in a stable condition.
Police are investigating.
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