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Posted: Friday, September 6, 2019. 1:42 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: Authorities are in San Victor, Corozal investigating a shooting incident that occurred yesterday afternoon.

Police are yet to issue an official report on the matter but sources say that there was a confrontation between some members of the community and members of the Police Department’s Anti- Narcotics Officers after the officers intercepted a vehicle suspected of carrying contraband.

The residents reportedly began to throw missiles at the police vehicle and as a result, the officers fired shots at the crowd.

Reports are that 2 alleged smugglers were shot and were taken for medical attention on the Mexican side of the border.

Police are investigating and we will have more details as soon as an official report is issued on this incident.

 

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