Posted: Monday, March 2, 2020. 2:53 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Two police officers attempting to conduct a search on two men almost lost their lives over the weekend.
It happened at around 3:50 p.m. yesterday on Mahogany Street in Belize City.
Police Constables Joseph Sutherland Stephen Choco attempted to search two men but they fled on a motorcycle.
The officers quickly got on their motorcycle and tried to capture the fleeing men.
However, one of the men on the motorcycle got off and fired several shots at the officers.
The officers fell from their motorcycle during which police constable Joseph Sutherland suffered injuries to the palms of his hand.
Fortunately, none of the bullets aimed at the officers found their mark.
Several persons have since been detained for questioning.
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